Prince of Wales

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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 23 August 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20 early this evening then veering to east 10 to 15 near noon Thursday. Wind becoming light Thursday evening.

Chance of drizzle changing to a few showers late overnight. Fog patches becoming fog Thursday evening.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 23 August 2017
Friday Wind light becoming west 15 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7040N 14100W to 7115N 12900W to Banks
Island near 7200N 12555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7115N 12230W 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

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 23 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 PM MDT 23 August 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday trough located from 64N 122W to 68N 71W.
By 0000 UTC Friday weakening trough from 997 mb low located from
66N 122W to 70N 73W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday ridge from 1021 mb high located over 57N 95W
extending northward.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge from 1022 mb high located over 57N 86W
extending northward.

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