Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 August 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20 late this morning and to west 15 Sunday morning. Wind backing to south 15 near noon Sunday then increasing to south 20 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 35 Sunday evening.

A few showers ending this evening. A few showers beginning Sunday afternoon. Fog forming Sunday evening.


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 August 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this morning and to 1 early this afternoon. Seas building to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 August 2018
Monday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to southwest 30 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind west 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots backing to south 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 August 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 August 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6105N 7055W to 6205N 7035W
to 6310N 7435W to 6250N 7905W to 5955N 7925W to Quebec near 5930N
7755W. Sea ice south and east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6450N 8245W to
Southampton Island near 6450N 7810W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6555N 8530W to
Nunavut near 6610N 8440W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 09:55 AM EDT 18 August 2018

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 18 August 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday departing low 996 mb located at 60N 58W.

At 1200 UTC Saturday ridge located from Foxe Basin to James Bay.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located over 62N 53W extending southward.

At 0000 UTC Sunday trough located from 71N 82W to 57N 92W.
By 0000 UTC Monday trough located from 70N 79W to 58N 68W.

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