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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 17 August 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Saturday evening.

Chance of flurries tonight and Saturday. Risk of freezing drizzle Saturday morning. Risk of freezing drizzle Saturday late in the day. Fog banks.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 17 August 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 17 August 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Monday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 August 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 5 tenths old ice except 9 tenths old ice in the northwestern section. Strong ice pressure near parts of the coast developing this afternoon. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 August 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

5 tenths old ice except 9 tenths old ice in the northwestern
section. Strong ice pressure near parts of the coast developing this
afternoon.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 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 PM MDT 17 August 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 76N 170W to 69N 152W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located from 77N 170W to 69N 132W.

By 0000 UTC Sunday warm front located from 73N 170W to 70N 151W.

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