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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to west 35 Sunday evening.

Chance of flurries beginning near noon changing to periods of snow Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 9 rising to minus 3 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 October 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres building to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 October 2016
Monday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the morning and to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday 4 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of old ice except 4 tenths of old ice in the northeastern section and the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7305N 8035W to
Bylot Island near 7310N 8010W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7250N 7605W to
7250N 7335W to 7315N 7140W to 7420N 7610W to 7420N 7940W to
Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of old ice except 4 tenths of
old ice in the northeastern section and the extreme western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 October 2016

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

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Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 October 2016

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 30 September 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday high 1032 mb located at 75N 127W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday high 1035 mb located at 71N 115W.

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