Igloolik: Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6440N 8205W to
6540N 8120W Baffin Island near 6500N 7800W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6625N 8520W to 6615N
8550W to Southampton Island near 6555N 8530W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.2 tenths of first-year ice except 4 tenths of first-year ice over
the northeastern section. 7 tenths of first-year ice including a
trace of old ice in Fury and Hecla Strait. Strong ice pressure
developing this afternoon in the pack ice along parts of the coast
over northern sections and easing Saturday afternoon.