Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 06 October 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near midnight then increasing to northwest 20 near noon Wednesday.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this morning. Freezing spray beginning Wednesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 4.


Issued 07:00 AM MDT 06 October 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 early Wednesday morning then building to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 06 October 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind east 15 knots backing to northeast 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 October 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 October 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7155N 12545W to
7120N 12720W to 7040N 13125W to 7130N 14100W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge from Yukon Coast near 6935N 14005W to 6940N 13945W
to 6855N 13650W to 6945N 13610W to Tuktoyaktuk Peninsula near 6940N
13425W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7325N 11525W to
Victoria Island near 7315N 11515W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6940N 10140W to
6920N 10140W to 6915N 10055W to 7020N 9650W to Prince of Wales
Island near 7115N 9840W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Prince of Wales Island near 7300N
9720W to 7310N 9755W to Somerset Island near 7340N 9540W. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Sixth ice edge estimated from Boothia Peninsula near 7050N 9245W to
Baffin Island near 7035N 8850W. Sea ice south and east of the ice

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect


Issued 07:00 AM MDT 06 October 2015

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 6 October 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 77N 168W to 70N 135W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 76N 168W to 67N 126W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 996 mb located at 87N 77W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday weakening low 1005 mb located at 84N 133W.

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