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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 15 August 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots increasing to southwest 40 Sunday morning then diminishing to southwest 30 Sunday afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Sunday evening.

Showers ending near noon. Showers overnight. Fog forming overnight and dissipating Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers and in fog.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 15 August 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 late overnight and to 4 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 15 August 2020
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 14 August 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 14 August 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Ontario near 5510N 8315W to 5740N
8410W to 5830N 9205W to 6045N 9045W to Nunavut near 6100N 9410W. Sea
ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6610N 8440W to
Southampton Island near 6520N 8415W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6445N 8220W to
6650N 7830W to 6635N 7715W to Baffin Island near 6530N 7720W. Sea
ice west and north then east of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6155N 6635W to
6130N 6620W to 6105N 6445W to 6150N 6350W then northeastward. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Puvirnituq - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 15 August 2020

'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 15 August 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over western Greenland.

At 1200 UTC Saturday weakening ridge located from Clyde River to
Cumberland Peninsula then to Labrador.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
Davis Strait.

At 1200 UTC Saturday deepening low 997 mb located at 53N 89W.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 986 mb located at 64N 80W.

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