Central - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 September 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 30 knots increasing to west 30 to 35 early this morning then veering to north 40 near midnight. Wind diminishing to north 30 Saturday morning and to north 20 Saturday evening.

Periods of snow and chance of rain ending Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 September 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 near midnight then subsiding to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 September 2018
Sunday Wind north 20 knots backing to west 15 in the afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to north 25 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Arctic - Eastern Arctic marine weather areas Baker Lake Airport Chesterfield Inlet Airport Coral Harbour Airport Gjoa Haven Airport Kugaaruk Airport Rankin Inlet Airport Shepherd Bay Airport Whale Cove Airport Arctic Bay Brevoort Island Qikiqtarjuaq Airport Cape Dorset Airport Cape Dyer Cape Hooper Cape Liverpool Clyde River Airport Cape Mercy Fort Ross Grise Fiord Airport Hall Beach Airport Igloolik Airport Iqaluit Airport Kimmirut Airport Longstaff Bluff Pangnirtung Airport Pond Inlet Airport Naujaat Resolute Airport Resolution Island Rowley Island Airport Taloyoak Airport Wager Bay Akulivik Airport Ivujivik Airport Puvirnituq Airport Aupaluk Airport Kangiqsujuaq Airport Kangirsuk Airport Kangiqsualujjuaq Airport Quaqtaq Airport Salluit Airport Tasiujaq Airport Cape Kakkiviak Cape Kiglapait Nain Airport Saglek
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6835N 8120W to 6730N 7935W to
6645N 7655W to Baffin Island near 6525N 7710W. Sea ice north and
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Central - western half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 September 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 21 September 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday deepening low 1001 mb located 90 miles east of
Rankin Inlet.
By 0000 UTC Sunday weakening low 997 mb located 30 miles east
of Puvirnituq.

At 1200 UTC Friday dissipating low 1006 mb located 60 miles
northeast of Resolution Island.

At 1200 UTC Friday intensifying low 989 mb located 60 miles
northeast of Lake Superior.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 962 mb located at 57N 59W.

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