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Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 July 2024

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light becoming east 15 knots late this evening then diminishing to light after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 early Friday morning and to southeast 35 late Friday morning. Wind diminishing to south 30 Friday afternoon.

Rain Friday morning and afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms late Friday morning changing to showers. Fog banks.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 July 2024
Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 July 2024
Saturday Wind south 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20 in the morning.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20.
Monday Wind light increasing to northeast 25 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 July 2024 Today Tonight and Friday 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 8 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. Consolidated rotten first-year ice including a trace of old ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 July 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6234N 6512W to
6200N 6509W then southeastward. Sea ice to the east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6200N 5948W to 6411N 5753W then
northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 8 tenths
first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section.
Consolidated rotten first-year ice including a trace of old ice
along parts of the coasts.

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Gale warning in effect

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Issued 5:30 PM EDT 18 July 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 18 July 2024 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday low 996 mb located at 71N 119W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 999 mb located at 75N 99W.

At 0000 UTC Friday departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Baffin Island.

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