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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 21 October 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 near noon Sunday.

Chance of flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray ending near midnight.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 21 October 2017
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 21 October 2017
Monday Wind east 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southwest 25 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 8 tenths of grey ice along the coast in the northern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 7100N 14100W to 7000N 13730W to 7000N
14100W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including a trace of
multi-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 8 tenths of grey
ice along the coast in the northern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Banks

Issued 7:00 PM MDT 21 October 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

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