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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 September 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots except north 15 over western sections tonight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 early Wednesday morning then increasing to northwest 20 Wednesday evening.

Snow ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 September 2023
Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 27 September 2023
Friday Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind east 30 knots increasing to east 45 late in the day.
Sunday Wind east 45 knots diminishing to northeast 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 September 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday 1 tenth old ice. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 September 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7334N 11522W to
7319N 10947W to Victoria Island near 7332N 10656W. Sea ice north of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince of Wales Island near 7354N
9735W to Cornwallis Island near 7458N 9623W. Sea ice west of the ice

Third ice edge estimated from Cornwallis Island near 7533N 9414W to
Devon Island near 7615N 9347W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7432N 8939W to
7415N 8919W to Brodeur Peninsula near 7349N 8652W. Sea ice east of
the ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Borden Peninsula near 7320N 8111W to
Bylot Island near 7320N 8053W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Sixth ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7252N 7603W to 7247N
7405W to 7514N 7505W to 7513N 7321W then eastward. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth old ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 27 September 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday trough from 995 mb low located from 72N 69W
to 61N 53W.
By 0000 UTC Friday trough from 1005 mb low located from 62N 50W
to 76N 62W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1023 mb high located from 74N
108W to 63N 84W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge from 1027 mb high located from 81N 72W
to 68N 114W.

At 0000 UTC Friday approaching low 999 mb located at 65N 93W.

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