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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 September 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind south 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then becoming east 10 to 15 overnight. Wind east 10 to 15 Friday.

A few flurries and a few showers changing to chance of flurries tonight and Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 September 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 September 2017
Saturday Wind east 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 September 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 9 tenths of old ice along Banks Island in the central and northern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 September 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7115N 14100W to 7025N 13630W to 7120N
12935W to 7205N 12710W to Banks Island near 7350N 12405W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7125N 12115W to
7125N 11945W to Victoria Island near 7140N 11900W. Sea ice north of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6850N 10350W to
6815N 10250W to 6820N 10040W to King William Island near 6855N
9925W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from King William Island near 6930N 9655W
to Boothia Peninsula near 6950N 9605W. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Boothia Peninsula near 7150N 9420W to
Somerset Island near 7200N 9420W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Sixth ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula 7120N 8950W to
Nunavut near 6930N 9035W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of old ice along Banks Island in the
central and northern sections.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 20 September 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday merging high 1032 mb located near Resolute.
At 0000 UTC Thursday merging ridge located off Alaska.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from Beaufort Sea to Boothia
Peninsula.

At 0000 UTC Thursday weakening trough located from 82N 117W to
67N 124W.
By 0000 UTC Friday dissipating trough located from 84N 84W to
76N 98W.

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