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Marine Forecast

Issued 12:15 PM CDT 23 October 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 30 late this evening and to northwest 20 Thursday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Periods of snow ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray Thursday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 12:16 PM CDT 23 October 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late overnight and to 1 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 23 October 2019
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light increasing to north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6455N 8705W to 6330N
8745W to 6250N 8445W to 6330N 8305W to Southampton Island near 6335N
8140W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6345N 8010W
to Nunavut near 6635N 8235W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6725N 8110W to 6840N
8045W to 6545N 7500W to Baffin Island near 6525N 7710W. Sea ice west
then northeast then southeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth new ice along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Rankin - northern half

Issued 12:15 PM CDT 23 October 2019

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Rankin - northern half

Issued 12:15 PM CDT 23 October 2019

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 4:45 AM EDT 23 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday ridge located from Baker Lake to Melville
Peninsula then to Cumberland Peninsula.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from Churchill to Devon Island.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday low 990 mb located at 54N 84W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 993 mb located at 65N 73W.

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