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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 August 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind east 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to east 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to east 15 to 20 near midnight then backing to northeast 20 Thursday morning. Wind backing to north 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Chance of drizzle changing to a few showers late overnight. Fog patches dissipating late overnight.

Temperatures near plus 1.


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 August 2017
Friday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northeast 20 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 8 tenths 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

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of old ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 22 August 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 1002 mb low located from 69N
159W to 65N 128W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 1003 mb low located from 66N 159W
to 67N 126W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1020 mb high located over 78N
111W extending northwestward.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 78N 168W to 80N 120W.

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