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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 September 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind south 10 to 15 knots backing to east 15 late overnight then diminishing to light Thursday morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 Thursday evening.

Chance of flurries changing to periods of snow Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 September 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 September 2018
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots veering to northeast 15 in the morning.
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 September 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 Thursday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 September 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 Thursday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Committee

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 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 19 September 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday low 1002 mb located at 69N 103W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 1003 mb located at 62N 95W.

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