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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 AM EDT 16 October 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late this afternoon and to 1 or less late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 October 2019
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind east 40 knots diminishing to east 30 late in the day.

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lancaster

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 October 2019

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 6:30 AM MDT 16 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday weakening low 1002 mb located at 82N 101W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday dissipating low 1007 mb located at 80N 83W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 73N 126W to 71N 72W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 64N 84W to 80N 88W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary low 1007 mb located near
Baffin Island.

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