Igloolik - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots after midnight then diminishing to light Tuesday morning. Wind becoming north 15 Tuesday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray overnight and Tuesday morning. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 12.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2018
Wednesday Wind north 15 knots.
Thursday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2018 Today Tonight and Monday 7 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice along parts of the coast near Fury and Hecla Strait. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Ontario near 5515N 8355W to 5920N 9410W to
6325N 8935W to 6140N 8325W to Baffin Island near 6415N 7720W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth
multi-year ice along parts of the coast near Fury and Hecla Strait.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Igloolik

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday weakening trough located over eastern Davis
Strait.

At 1200 UTC Monday departing low 1007 mb located over northwestern
Ontario.

At 1200 UTC Monday building ridge located west of Baker Lake.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south over
western Hudson Bay.

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