Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 August 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light overnight.

A few flurries beginning early this evening and ending Thursday morning. Fog forming Thursday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries and 1 mile or less in fog.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 August 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 August 2016
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light becoming west 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 August 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 August 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6200N
6600W to 6210N 6355W to 6525N 6110W to Cumberland Peninsula near
6600N 6200W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6635N 6120W
to 6720N 5955W to 7125N 6355W to 7150N 6655W to Baffin Island near
7110N 7045W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7350N 8615W to
Cornwallis Island near 7440N 9435W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Cornwallis Island near 7530N 9405W to
7540N 9310W to Devon Island near 7615N 9255W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7545N 8110W to 7525N
7815W to 7645N 7440W to 7650N 7305W then northeastward. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 23 August 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday dissipating trough from 1007 mb low located
from 78N 100W to 66N 106W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday trough located from 64N 71W to 73N 89W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough located from 62N 70W to 73N 86W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 72N 168W to 72N 136W then
to 67N 113W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 78N 161W to 73N 129W then
to 66N 107W.

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