Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 August 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to east 10 to 15 knots early this morning and to east 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to southeast 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 near noon Thursday.

Risk of freezing rain early this morning. A few showers beginning this morning changing to chance of drizzle overnight and Thursday. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Fog patches reforming near midnight.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 2 Thursday morning.


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 August 2017
Friday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the morning then becoming west 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 6 tenths old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6225N 6430W to
6210N 6200W to 6545N 5740W to 6700N 5720W to 6840N 5845W to 7115N
6615W to Baffin Island near 7120N 7115W. Sea ice west of the ice

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7245N 7735W to
Bylot Island near 7255N 7740W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7315N 7635W to 7345N
7550W to 7410N 8010W to Devon Island near 7435N 8040W. Sea ice
southwest of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7440N 8010W to
7430N 7610W to 7540N 7640W to 7615N 7430W and then northeastward.
Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths old ice.


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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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