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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to west 20 knots late this evening then diminishing to west 15 Thursday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 3 falling to minus 9 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2020
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7135N 7210W to 7345N
7455W to 7535N 7345W then eastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice in
the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 21 October 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 6:30 AM MDT 21 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday weakening low 993 mb located west of Foxe
Basin.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 1007 mb located over Foxe Basin.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday low 1002 mb located over Baffin Bay.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 1004 mb located over northern Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Friday approaching low 1011 mb located northwest of
Banks Island.

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