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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 20 August 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots late Monday afternoon and to northwest 20 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 20 August 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 20 August 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice over the eastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6630N 8550W to 6605N
8530W to Southampton Island near 6555N 8530W. Sea ice east of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6355N 8305W
to 6310N 8335W to 6255N 7930W to 6345N 7830W to 6515N 8050W Baffin
Island near 6520N 7730W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice over the eastern
section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 21 August 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1230 UTC Monday departing low 993 mb located at 58N 55W.

At 1200 UTC Monday intensifying low 996 mb located near Churchill.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday merging low 987 mb located east of James Bay.

At 1200 UTC Monday ridge located west of Foxe Basin.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located west of Churchill.

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