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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 August 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light early Wednesday morning.

Chance of showers overnight and Wednesday morning. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 August 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7025N 14100W to 7115N 12905W to Banks
Island near 7200N 12555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7120N 12200W to
7100N 12050W to Victoria Island near 7140N 11900W. Sea ice north of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6900N 10150W to
6835N 10020W to King William Island near 6855N 9920W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from King William Island near 6900N 9550W
to Boothia Peninsula near 6935N 9450W. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 8
tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern
section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 22 August 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday trough located from 66N 129W to 76N 71W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday weakening trough from 1008 mb low located
from 65N 124W to 69N 73W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1021 mb high located over 63N
99W extending northward.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge from 1020 mb high located over 56N 96W
extending northward.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday dissipating high 1014 mb located at 78N 110W.

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