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Issued 05:30 AM EDT 15 August 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 this morning then diminishing to west 15 this evening. Wind backing to south 20 late overnight except light over eastern sections Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Thursday evening.

Chance of drizzle changing to rain and periods of snow early this morning and ending near midnight. A few showers beginning Thursday evening. Fog banks.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 15 August 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late this morning then subsiding to 1 or less this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 14 August 2018
Thursday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to south 15.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to east 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 7 tenths old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6240N 6455W to
6235N 6025W to 6350N 5715W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7115N 6205W to 7210N 6730W to 7300N
6530W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths old ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 05:30 AM EDT 15 August 2018

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday departing trough located over Somerset Island
extending northwestward.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday dissipating ridge from high located over
Baffin Island.

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