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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:56 AM MDT 20 September 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southeast 15 knots veering to south 20 this morning then increasing to south 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to north 15 near midnight then veering to northeast 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Periods of freezing drizzle and fog patches ending late this morning. Flurries this evening and Tuesday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 20 September 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon then subsiding to 1 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 20 September 2021
Wednesday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots in the morning.
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 September 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 September 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7029N 14100W to 7036N 13826W to 7129N
13503W to 7106N 12657W to Banks Island near 7159N 12521W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7152N 12023W to
Victoria Island near 7151N 11907W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6902N 10716W to
Nunavut near 6848N 10649W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the northwestern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 20 September 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday trough from 993 mb low located over 74N 158W
extending southeastward.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 991 mb located at 76N 143W.

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