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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:57 PM EDT 18 September 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots diminishing to east 25 after midnight and to east 15 Wednesday evening.

Chance of snow late this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 September 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 September 2018
Thursday Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Friday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 September 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 7 tenths first-year ice including 3 tenths old ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and continuing on Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 September 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7215N 7500W to 7200N
7315W to 7305N 6845W to 7500N 7505W to 7530N 7240W then
northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

7 tenths first-year ice including 3 tenths old ice. Strong ice
pressure in the pack ice today and continuing on Wednesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 8:57 PM EDT 18 September 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

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Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 September 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 PM MDT 18 September 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday cold front from 1002 mb low located from
72N 103W to 70N 90W then to 65N 88W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday cold front from 1006 mb low located from 69N
107W to 72N 92W then to 67N 82W.

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