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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 September 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light late this morning. Wind light tonight and Saturday.

Flurries ending early this morning. Flurries this afternoon and this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 September 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 September 2020
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light becoming south 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 September 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday 1 tenth first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 September 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7025N 14120W to 6955N 14035W to 7020N
13150W to 7115N 12555W to 6955N 12140W to Victoria Island near 7050N
11755W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6850N 10335W to
Nunavut near 6805N 10340W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6940N 8525W to Baffin
Island near 7005N 8605W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 18 September 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday low 1000 mb located at 77N 97W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday weakening low 1002 mb located at 70N 75W.

At 1200 UTC Friday intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the western Northwest Territories.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 993 mb low located over 70N 118W
extending southeastward.

At 1200 UTC Friday trough from 988 mb low located from 68N 51W to
75N 58W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday weakening trough from 1000 mb low located from
75N 62W to 78N 73W.

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