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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 24 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to northwest 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Sunday morning.

Flurries changing to snow overnight then to flurries Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning Sunday morning.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 24 October 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon then building to 1 to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 24 October 2020
Monday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 9 tenths grey-white ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths grey-white ice including a trace of
multi-year ice in the northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Banks

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 24 October 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 24 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday low 1004 mb located at 80N 145W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday weakening low 1004 mb located at 78N 103W.

At 1800 UTC Saturday deepening low 1014 mb located over northern
Arctic Coast of Alaska.
By 1200 UTC Sunday departing low 1002 mb located over Banks Island.

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