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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 19 August 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light late this morning except light near the coast today and tonight. Wind light Monday.

Chance of flurries today and tonight with a risk of freezing drizzle. Chance of flurries beginning Monday evening. Fog banks.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 19 August 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 19 August 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 August 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 today and easing Sunday morning. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 August 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 today and
easing Sunday morning.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 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 19 August 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday ridge located from 77N 168W to 68N 135W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge from 1028 mb high
located from 79N 168W to 68N 122W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday dissipating trough located off Arctic Coast
of Alaska.

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