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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 August 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light except north 15 knots over southern sections late this afternoon and this evening and northeast 25 over northern sections overnight and Tuesday.

Periods of snow or rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 August 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 August 2018
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light increasing to northeast 20 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special ice warning in effect. 1 tenth first-year ice except 1 tenth old ice in the northern section. Unusual presence of sea ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6400N 6440W to
6320N 6005W to 6335N 5755W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7040N 6850W to
7035N 6115W then southeastward. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7215N 7500W to
7240N 7210W to 7440N 7245W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

1 tenth first-year ice except 1 tenth old ice in the northern
section. Unusual presence of sea ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Admiralty

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 August 2018

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 20 August 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday trough from 998 mb low located from 78N 144W
to 75N 101W then to 67N 77W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 997 mb located at 71N 85W.

By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 75N 140W to 67N 125W.

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