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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 16 August 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 20 knots tonight and Friday.

A few showers or flurries beginning near midnight and ending near noon Friday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 16 August 2018
Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 16 August 2018
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 5 tenths first-year ice including 2 tenths old ice except consolidated old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6240N 6455W to
6235N 6025W to 6350N 5715W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7115N 6205W to 7210N 6730W to 7300N
6530W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths first-year ice including 2 tenths old ice except
consolidated old ice in the northwestern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 16 August 2018 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday trough from 985 mb low located from 77N 125W
to 75N 83W then to 71N 76W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday trough from 982 mb low located from 72N 107W
to 74N 90W then to 66N 81W.

At 0000 UTC Friday ridge located over 72N 85W extending
southwestward.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located over 69N 76W extending southward.

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