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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:42 AM MDT 18 September 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots near noon and to east 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to east 15 early Saturday morning then increasing to east 20 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to east 15 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning this evening changing to snow Saturday morning and ending Saturday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 07:42 AM MDT 18 September 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening then subsiding to 1 early Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 18 September 2020
Sunday Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 September 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 5 tenths old ice in the western section. 

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Map of Arctic - Western Arctic marine weather areas Herschel Island Komakuk Beach Shingle Point Airport Aklavik Airport Cape Parry Airport Fort Good Hope Airport Tulita Airport Inuvik Airport Keats Point Norman Wells Airport Paulatuk Airport Pelly Island Tuktoyaktuk Airport Liverpool Bay Little Chicago Storm Hills Bathurst Inlet Kugluktuk Airport Gjoa Haven Airport Hat Island Kugaaruk Airport Shepherd Bay Airport Croker River CFS Alert Arctic Bay Cambridge Bay Airport Cape Liverpool Cape Peel West Eureka Airport Fort Ross Gateshead Island Grise Fiord Airport Hall Beach Airport Igloolik Airport Isachsen Pond Inlet Airport Rea Point Naujaat Resolute Airport Stefansson Island Svartevaeg Taloyoak Airport Nangmagvik Lake Cape Providence Ulukhaktok Airport Sachs Harbour Airport Thomsen River Mould Bay
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 September 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7025N 14120W to 6955N 14035W to 7020N
13150W to 7115N 12555W to 6955N 12140W to Victoria Island near 7050N
11755W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6850N 10335W to
Nunavut near 6805N 10340W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6940N 8525W to Baffin
Island near 7005N 8605W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths old ice in the western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 18 September 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday intensifying trough located off Arctic Coast
of Alaska.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 997 mb low located over 71N 156W
extending eastward.

At 1200 UTC Friday ridge from 1018 mb high located from 83N 146W
to 77N 134W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge from 1014 mb high located from 79N 130W
to 74N 97W.

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