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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 18 October 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 early this evening and to southeast 35 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 30 Saturday morning.

Snow or periods of rain this afternoon tonight and Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 18 October 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this morning and to 3 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 18 October 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to west 20.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free except open water including 2 tenths new ice along Southampton Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 6400N 8050W
to Nunavut near 6635N 8240W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6745N 8150W to Baffin
Island near 6530N 7405W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except open water including 2 tenths new ice along
Southampton Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Rankin - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 18 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday weakening low 1004 mb located at 69N 64W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 1016 mb located at 69N 54W.

At 1200 UTC Friday ridge from 1022 mb high located from 72N 89W
to 58N 72W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge from 1023 mb high located from 73N 78W
to 59N 70W.

By 0000 UTC Sunday approaching low 990 mb located at 56N 91W.

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