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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 September 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind north 10 to 15 knots becoming light near midnight then becoming southwest 15 Saturday evening.

Chance of flurries.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 September 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 September 2018
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Monday Wind south 20 knots veering to west 20.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to north 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 September 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 Saturday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 September 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 Saturday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Committee

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 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 21 September 2018 Tonight and Saturday By 0000 UTC Sunday approaching low 1000 mb located at 72N 117W.

By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located from 67N 91W to 72N 76W.

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