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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind variable 20 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to north 25 overnight. Wind north 25 Sunday.

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

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Sunday morning.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 October 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 October 2020
Monday Wind north 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to east 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 3 tenths new ice along parts of The Southampton Island coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6040N 7830W to 5850N 7915W
to 5720N 7710W to 5430N 8015W to 5800N 9130W to 6045N 9300W to 6330N
8830W to 6245N 8630W to 6315N 8000W to 6435N 7805W. Sea ice east
then south then west then north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6155N 6635W to
Resolution Island near 6135N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths new ice along parts of The Southampton
Island coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Foxe

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday low 995 mb located over Foxe Basin.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 998 mb located over western Hudson Strait.

At 1200 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

At 0000 UTC Monday ridge located from James Bay to Baker Lake.

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