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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 28 October 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 early Thursday morning. Wind backing to west 20 near noon Thursday then diminishing to west 15 early Thursday evening.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning after midnight and ending Thursday evening.

Low tonight minus 13. High Thursday minus 6.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 28 October 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 28 October 2020
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming southwest 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday 1 tenth grey-white ice including a trace of multi-year ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth of multi-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth grey-white ice including a trace of multi-year ice except 9
tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth of multi-year ice in the
northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Banks

Issued 7:00 PM MDT 28 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 PM MDT 28 October 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 998 mb low located over 82N 130W
extending southward.
By 0000 UTC Friday trough from 997 mb low located over 76N 178W
extending southeastward.

At 0000 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located over Alaska
extending southeastward.

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