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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 September 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots this evening then veering to northeast 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind northeast 15 to 20 Friday.

Chance of flurries tonight and Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 September 2018
Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 September 2018
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Sunday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 September 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 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 Friday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 September 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

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 Friday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Committee

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 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 20 September 2018 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday low 1002 mb located at 63N 96W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 997 mb located at 60N 86W.

By 0000 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary high 1028 mb located at
62N 109W.

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