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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 August 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light becoming west 15 knots late this afternoon then diminishing to light early this evening. Wind becoming northwest 15 overnight then diminishing to light Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming west 15 Wednesday evening.


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 August 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 August 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 1 tenth first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 August 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 6355N 8305W
to 6310N 8335W to 6255N 7930W to 6345N 7830W to 6515N 8050W to
Baffin Island near 6520N 7730W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday trough from 998 mb low located from 72N 60W
to 67N 51W then to 60N 51W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday weakening trough from 1008 mb low located
from 72N 64W to 67N 62W then to 60N 69W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 1002 mb located at 55N 82W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 988 mb located at 52N 72W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge located from 60N 96W to 62N 78W then to
58N 62W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 59N 95W to 63N 81W then
to 60N 53W.

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