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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 22 August 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to east 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to east 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Chance of drizzle changing to a few showers Wednesday morning. Fog patches dissipating Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 22 August 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind east 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming west 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 7 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7025N 14100W to 7115N 12905W to Banks
Island near 7200N 12555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7120N 12200W to
7100N 12050W to Victoria Island near 7140N 11900W. Sea ice north of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6900N 10150W to
6835N 10020W to King William Island near 6855N 9920W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from King William Island near 6900N 9550W
to Boothia Peninsula near 6935N 9450W. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday trough from 1004 mb low located from 68N 167W
to 67N 132W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 1003 mb low located from 66N 159W
to 67N 126W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge from 1021 mb high located over 77N 120W
extending northwestward.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 78N 168W to 80N 120W.

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