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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 October 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon then veering to south 20 Saturday evening.

Chance of flurries changing to snow Saturday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 October 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 October 2017
Sunday Wind south 20 knots backing to southeast 25 in the morning then diminishing to southeast 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 30.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 8 tenths of new ice except 9 tenths of grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the eastern section. 9 tenths of second-year ice along parts of the coast of Melville Peninsula. This is the last forecast until further request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7100N 14100W to 7020N 13650W to 7140N
12530W to Banks Island near Banks 7110N 12320W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7105N 12305W to
7000N 12130W to Northwest Territories near 7005N 12425W. Sea ice
east of the ice edge.

Third ice edge from Northwest Territories near 7005N 12440W to 7055N
12810W to 7010N 13300W to 7025N 13440W to 6935N 13800W to Yukon
Coast near 6955N 14100W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of new ice except 9 tenths of grey ice including a trace of
multi-year ice in the eastern section. 9 tenths of second-year ice
along parts of the coast of Melville Peninsula. This is the last
forecast until further request.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

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