Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 August 2018
Tonight and Friday.
Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots early this evening then diminishing to light early Friday morning. Wind becoming south 15 Friday afternoon.
A few showers and fog ending early this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6105N 7055W to 6205N 7035W
to 6310N 7435W to 6250N 7905W to 5955N 7925W to Quebec near 5930N
7755W. Sea ice south and east of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6450N 8245W to
Southampton Island near 6450N 7810W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6555N 8530W to
Nunavut near 6610N 8440W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 8 tenths
first-year ice in the southeastern section.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:45 PM EDT 16 August 2018 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday low 994 mb located at 63N 75W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 991 mb located at 62N 61W.
At 0000 UTC Friday cold front from 994 mb low located over 63N
75W extending southwestward.
By 0000 UTC Saturday cold front from 991 mb low located over 62N
61W extending southward.
At 0000 UTC Friday ridge located on a line north-south over western
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 70N 72W to 62N 77W then
to 51N 82W.
Arctic - Western Arctic Area
- Axel Heiberg
- Camsell Bend mile 290 to Tulita mile 512
- Clarence - northern half
- Clarence - southern half
- East Baffin
- Ellef Ringnes
- Eureka - northern half
- Eureka - southern half
- Fort Good Hope mile 684 to Point Separation mile 913
- Jones - eastern half
- Jones - western half
- Lancaster - eastern half
- Lancaster - western half
- Navy Board
- Northwest Beaufort
- North Mackenzie
- North Prince Patrick
- North Sverdrup
- North Tuktoyaktuk
- Point Separation mile 913 to Kittigazuit Bay mile 1081
- Prince Alfred
- Prince of Wales
- Prince Patrick
- Roes Welcome
- South Axel Heiberg
- South Ellef Ringnes
- South Prince Patrick
- South Sverdrup
- St. Roch
- Tulita mile 512 to Fort Good Hope mile 684
- Ward Hunt
- West Baffin
- West Foxe
- West Prince Alfred
- Yukon Coast
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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