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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 September 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near noon except southeast 25 over eastern sections. Wind becoming west 10 to 15 late this evening then diminishing to light Wednesday morning. Wind becoming south 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries ending near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 September 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 September 2018
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 September 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the southeastern section. 9 plus tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth old ice along The Baffin Island coast. Difficult ice conditions along Baffin Island coast and near Fury and Hecla Strait today and continuing Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 September 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth of old
ice in the southeastern section. 9 plus tenths first-year ice
including 1 tenth old ice along The Baffin Island coast. Difficult
ice conditions along Baffin Island coast and near Fury and Hecla
Strait today and continuing Wednesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

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Issued 10:00 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 AM MDT 18 September 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 1002 mb located at 73N 95W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1006 mb located at 70N 94W.

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