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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots overnight then becoming light Friday morning. Wind increasing to south 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Chance of flurries Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 7 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind south 15 to 20 knots becoming south 20 in the morning then increasing to south 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 30 knots diminishing to southeast 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind east 15 knots backing to north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 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. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7120N 14100W to 7010N 13745W 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 6955N 13305W to 7005N 13440W to 6925N 13650W 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.

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No watches or warnings in effect.

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