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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind north 10 to 15 knots except northwest 20 near the coast of Baffin Island. Wind becoming light late this morning then becoming northwest 15 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Rain and snow ending late this afternoon. A few flurries Thursday morning and afternoon. Fog patches dissipating after midnight.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017
Friday Wind light increasing to northwest 25 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6135N 6335W to 6255N 6045W to 6510N
5745W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7240N 6445W to 7245N 7020W to 7355N
7540W to Devon Island near 7435N 8025W. Sea ice south and west of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7435N 8015W to 7440N
7805W to 7610N 7425W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday low 1006 mb located over eastern Foxe Basin.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 1006 mb located near Cumberland Peninsula.

By 0000 UTC Friday trough from 1001 mb low located over 60N 98W
extending southeastward.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday ridge located over James Bay.
By 0000 UTC Friday high 1017 mb located northeast of Belcher
Islands.

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