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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 October 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light early Friday morning.

Flurries tonight.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 October 2019
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 early Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 October 2019
Saturday Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 25 in the morning.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free except open water including 1 tenth new ice along Southampton Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6455N 8705W to 6330N
8745W to 6250N 8445W to Southampton Island near 6345N 8230W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6405N 8055W
to 6520N 8300W to Nunavut near 6635N 8240W. Sea ice southwest of the
ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6745N 8145W to 6840N
8035W to 6705N 7705W to 6710N 7425W to Baffin Island near 6630N
7335W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except open water including 1 tenth new ice along
Southampton Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Foxe

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 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 4:45 PM EDT 17 October 2019 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday weakening low 1000 mb located at 61N 55W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 1007 mb located at 70N 59W.

At 0000 UTC Friday ridge from 1022 mb high located from 66N 89W
to 53N 90W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge from 1023 mb high located from 63N 74W
to 50N 80W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge from 1025 mb high located over 63N 76W
extending northwestward.

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