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Igloolik - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 July 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 30 early this morning and to east 35 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to east 30 after midnight and to east 20 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to east 15 Sunday afternoon then increasing to east 25 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain ending near noon Sunday. Rain Sunday evening. Fog forming Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain and in fog.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 July 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 late this morning then subsiding to 1 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 July 2021
Monday Wind east 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 July 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the eastern and southern sections. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice in the eastern section today continuing Sunday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 July 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6044N 6934W to 6040N 6907W to
6056N 6849W to Baffin Island near 6425N 7549W. Sea ice southwest of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

2 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the
eastern and southern sections. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice
in the eastern section today continuing Sunday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Igloolik

Issued 3:41 PM EDT 24 July 2021

'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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Igloolik - southern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 July 2021

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 4:45 PM EDT 24 July 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday low 978 mb located over southwestern Southampton
Island.
By 0000 UTC Monday weakening low 984 mb located over northeastern
Southampton Island.

By 0000 UTC Monday trough located from Arctic Bay to the low then
to Coats Island.

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