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Issued 10:34 AM EDT 18 October 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 30 knots except east 35 near Devon Island. Wind becoming east 20 to 30 early this afternoon then becoming southeast 20 early this evening. Wind veering to southwest 20 near midnight then to west 25 near noon Tuesday.

Snow changing to scattered flurries near noon Tuesday. Blizzard becoming blowing snow early this afternoon ending early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in blizzard and in blowing snow and in snow.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2021
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 along the coasts in the northwestern section today continuing Tuesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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
along the coasts in the northwestern section today continuing
Tuesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 10:34 AM EDT 18 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 18 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 08:24 AM MDT 18 October 2021 Blizzard conditions with gale force winds are forecast to continue until this afternoon.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 18 October 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday trough from 984 mb low located from 67N 103W
to 80N 117W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 986 mb located at 85N 109W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from high located over 67N 95W extending
northeastward.

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