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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 October 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots except west 25 to 30 over eastern sections. Wind diminishing to light late this afternoon except west 15 to 20 over eastern sections tonight. Wind light Thursday.

Flurries ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2019
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light increasing to north 20 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to east 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 5 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7240N 7810W to
Bylot Island near 7250N 7840W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7340N 7850W to
7410N 7925W to 7605N 7415W then northeast. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice except 9
tenths grey ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice in the western
section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 16 October 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday dissipating low 1002 mb located at 82N 100W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located over King William Island
extending northwestward.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located over 66N 86W extending
northwestward.

At 1200 UTC Thursday approaching low 1007 mb located west of
Baffin Island.

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