Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 21 September 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind north 15 knots veering to northeast 20 this morning then to east 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to east 20 early Friday morning and to east 25 near noon Friday.

Chance of flurries with a risk of freezing drizzle changing to chance of showers today and Friday.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 21 September 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres becoming 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 21 September 2017
Saturday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to east 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind east 15 knots.
Monday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 September 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Open water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 September 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7115N 14100W to 7025N 13630W to 7120N
12935W to 7205N 12710W to Banks Island near 7350N 12405W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7125N 12115W to
7125N 11945W to Victoria Island near 7140N 11900W. Sea ice north of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6850N 10350W to
6815N 10250W to 6820N 10040W to King William Island near 6855N
9925W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from King William Island near 6930N 9655W
to Boothia Peninsula near 6950N 9605W. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Boothia Peninsula near 7150N 9410W to
Somerset Island near 7200N 9420W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Sixth ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula 7120N 8950W to
Nunavut near 6930N 9035W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 21 September 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday weakening low 978 mb located at 84N 220W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 989 mb located at 85N 240W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located from 72N 165W
to 72N 97W.

By 0000 UTC Saturday deepening trough located from 65N 126W to
70N 141W.

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