Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 27 August 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 this morning and to northwest 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Friday afternoon.

A few showers beginning this morning changing to chance of drizzle Friday morning and afternoon. Risk of freezing drizzle Friday morning and afternoon. Fog patches dissipating late overnight.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 27 August 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 27 August 2015
Saturday Wind light becoming north 15 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 30 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind light becoming east 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 6 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

7040N 14100W to 7030N 13925W to 7120N 12705W to 7200N 12545W

First ice edge estimated from 7040N 14100W to 7030N 13925W to 7120N
12705W to Banks Island near 7200N 12545W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7120N 12205W to
7110N 12025W to Victoria Island near 7140N 11855W. Sea ice north of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6850N 10255W to
6825N 10155W to King William Island near 6850N 9910W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 6 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday trough from 985 mb low located from 75N 157W
to 72N 124W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday trough from 991 mb low located from 77N 145W
to 68N 114W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday high 1008 mb located at 67N 135W.

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