Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 17 October 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then becoming north 15 this evening. Wind veering to east 15 near midnight then backing to north 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday morning then becoming east 15 Wednesday evening.

Chance of flurries changing to periods of snow this evening then to chance of flurries Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to minus 2 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 17 October 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 17 October 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to east 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind east 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 5 tenths of grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 9 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey ice along the coast in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge from Northwest Territories near 7025N 12810W to 7020N
13045W to 6945N 13300W to 7005N 13615W to 6935N 13805W to Yukon
Coast near 6955N 14100W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7145N 12435W to
7015N 12245W to Northwest Territories near 7010N 12710W. Sea ice
east of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 7120N 14100W to 7035N 13855W to 7045N
13335W to Banks Island near 7145N 12435W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths of grey ice including a trace of
multi-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 9 tenths of new
ice including 3 tenths of grey ice along the coast in the northern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (Ended)

Freezing spray warning ended

Banks

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 17 October 2017
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