Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 22 July 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots late this morning and to south 25 late this afternoon. Wind veering to west 25 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday evening.

Chance of drizzle early this morning. A few showers beginning early this evening changing to chance of showers or flurries overnight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 22 July 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 22 July 2017
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 knots backing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 July 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice north of Cape Kellett. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 July 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7
tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice north of Cape
Kellett.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 22 July 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday ridge located from 79N 135W to 69N 131W.
By 2100 UTC Saturday departing ridge located on a line north-south
over Banks Island.

At 1200 UTC Saturday cold front from 988 mb low located from 76N
164W to 70N 152W.
By 1200 UTC Sunday dissipating cold front from 990 mb low located
from 76N 130W to 68N 114W.

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