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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 August 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light except northeast 25 knots over northern sections today and this evening and northeast 20 over northern sections overnight and Wednesday. Wind becoming northeast 20 Wednesday evening.

Periods of snow or rain ending near midnight. Fog patches dissipating near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 August 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 August 2018
Thursday Wind light increasing to northeast 20 knots in the morning.
Friday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special ice warning in effect. 1 tenth first-year ice except 1 tenth old ice in the northern section. Unusual presence of sea ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6400N 6440W to
6320N 6005W to 6335N 5755W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7040N 6850W to
7035N 6115W then southeastward. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7215N 7500W to
7240N 7210W to 7440N 7245W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

1 tenth first-year ice except 1 tenth old ice in the northern
section. Unusual presence of sea ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Admiralty

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2018

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 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday trough from 991 mb low located from 76N 126W
to 73N 102W then to 66N 63W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 993 mb located at 65N 85W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday building ridge.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge from 1029 mb high located over 77N 155W
extending southwestward.

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