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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 October 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 30 knots except southeast 35 near Devon Island overnight and Monday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 Monday afternoon and to light Monday evening.

Snow changing to scattered flurries near noon Monday. Blowing snow beginning this evening and ending Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in blowing snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 October 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 developing in the pack ice and along the east coast of Cornwallis Island Sunday afternoon. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7043N 6904W to 7229N
7045W to 7318N 7048W to 7445N 7311W 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
developing in the pack ice and along the east coast of Cornwallis
Island Sunday afternoon.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 05:30 AM 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 16 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 16 October 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday trough from low located from 61N 91W to 75N 126W.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 989 mb located at 69N 102W.

At 0000 UTC Monday high 1014 mb located at 73N 132W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday departing ridge from 1030 mb high located over
67N 63W extending northward.

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