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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 October 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 30 knots except southeast 35 near Devon Island tonight. Wind becoming east 20 to 30 late overnight then becoming east 15 to 25 early Monday afternoon.

Snow beginning this evening changing to flurries after midnight then to snow Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in blizzard and in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 October 2021
Tonight and Monday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 October 2021
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 30 in the afternoon then diminishing to west 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths multi-year ice except 9 plus tenths multi-year ice in the northwestern section. Ice pressure continuing in the pack ice and along the east coast of Cornwallis Island today and Monday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7011N 6736W to 7029N
6729W to 7419N 7619W to 7536N 7346W then eastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths multi-year ice except 9 plus
tenths multi-year ice in the northwestern section. Ice pressure
continuing in the pack ice and along the east coast of Cornwallis
Island today and Monday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 5:30 PM EDT 17 October 2021

'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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

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Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2021

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.

Advisories (In effect)

Marine weather advisory in effect

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Issued 10:37 AM MDT 17 October 2021 Blizzard conditions and gale winds are forecast to develop late today and continue into Monday morning over ice covered areas.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 17 October 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday trough from 995 mb low located from 67N 103W
to 77N 140W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday trough from 995 mb low located from 68N 95W
to 80N 140W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday high 1014 mb located at 72N 132W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday departing ridge from 1028 mb high located over
67N 63W extending northward.

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