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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 August 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 15 knots veering to northeast 20 this evening then diminishing to light Wednesday morning.

Chance of flurries Wednesday afternoon and evening. Risk of freezing drizzle late this afternoon tonight and Wednesday.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 August 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 August 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots veering to north 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind north 15 knots veering to northeast 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 knots backing to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 6 tenths old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 near 7035N 6115W to 7040N 6850W near
the Baffin Island. 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

6 tenths old ice.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 21 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday trough from 991 mb low located from 76N 126W
to 73N 102W then to 66N 63W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 993 mb located at 65N 85W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday building ridge.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge from 1029 mb high located over 77N 155W
extending southwestward.

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