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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EST 26 February 2017

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late this evening then becoming west 15 late Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Monday evening.

Snow. Blizzard ending early this evening. Blizzard beginning again Monday evening. Visibility near zero in blizzard.

Temperatures minus 9 falling to minus 17 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EST 26 February 2017
Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EST 26 February 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and easing overnight. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice Monday evening. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice
today and easing overnight. Strong ice pressure developing in the
pack ice Monday evening.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 5:30 PM EST 26 February 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Ice pressure warning in effect

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Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2017

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

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