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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 August 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming light late this afternoon. Wind light tonight and Thursday.

Fog patches dissipating early this afternoon. Fog forming Thursday evening.


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 August 2017
Friday Wind light becoming south 15 knots in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots backing to south 20.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 1 tenth first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6630N 8550W to 6605N
8530W to Southampton Island near 6555N 8530W. Sea ice east of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6400N 8310W
to 6355N 8325W to 6325N 8320W to 6255N 7930W to 6345N 7830W to 6515N
8050W to Baffin Island near 6520N 7730W. Sea ice north of the ice

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday dissipating trough from 1003 mb low located
from 71N 60W to 66N 61W then to 62N 66W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday splitting low 985 mb located at 51N 76W.
By 0000 UTC Friday weakening low 1001 mb located at 53N 64W.
By 0000 UTC Friday deepening low 999 mb located at 58N 54W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 58N 99W to 67N 90W then
to 73N 96W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 53N 90W to 70N 72W then to
76N 67W.

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