Prince of Wales

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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 August 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light except north 15 knots over southern sections this morning and north 15 over southern sections overnight. Wind light Tuesday.

Rain and fog patches changing to chance of drizzle tonight. A few showers and mist beginning Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and as low as 1 mile in mist.

High today plus 7. Low tonight zero. High Tuesday plus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 August 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 August 2017
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 August 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special ice warning in effect. 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme southern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 August 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7025N 14100W to 7130N 12750W to Banks
Island near 7200N 12555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7125N 12110W to
7105N 12040W 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

Special ice warning in effect.

4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Unusual
presence of sea ice in the extreme southern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Prince of Wales

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 August 2017

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 21 August 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday trough located from 66N 116W to 73N 120W.
By 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening trough from 1008 mb low located from
70N 102W to 79N 83W.

At 1200 UTC Monday ridge from 1021 mb high located over 75N 134W
extending southeastward.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1018 mb high located over 81N
119W extending southeastward.

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