Igloolik - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 October 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 20 early this morning then veering to southeast 15 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 early this evening then diminishing to southeast 15 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to northwest 15 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Snow at times heavy changing to snow late this morning then to a few flurries early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 October 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 30.
Friday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

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

3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of
multi-year ice in the western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday low 966 mb located at 61N 87.50W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 984 mb located at 70N 77W.

At 1200 UTC Monday trough from 998 mb low located from 72N 72W to
66N 61W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 984 mb low located from 73.50N
70W to 66N 61W.

At 1200 UTC Monday departing ridge located from 67N 55W to 58N 59W.

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