Central - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 23 October 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 30 knots veering to west 25 late this morning then increasing to northwest 35 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 40 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Tuesday morning and to northwest 15 Tuesday afternoon.

A few showers and chance of flurries changing to periods of light snow late this afternoon and ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray Tuesday morning.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 23 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 metres building to 6 early this evening then subsiding to 4 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 near noon Tuesday and to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 23 October 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6300N 9040W to 6240N
8440W to Southampton Island near 6335N 8140W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6400N 8035W
to 6520N 8305W to 6745N 7940W to 6650N 7705W to 6720N 7330W to 6525N
7820W to Foxe Peninsula near 6440N 7815W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Central - eastern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 23 October 2017

'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

Central - eastern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 23 October 2017

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 4:45 PM EDT 23 October 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday weakening low 972 mb located at 64N 82W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 984 mb located at 69N 76W.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday deepening low 998 mb located at 72N 72W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 984 mb located at 73N 70W.

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