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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 18 August 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to west 15 late this evening and to light late Sunday morning except light near the coast.

Chance of flurries with a risk of freezing drizzle. Fog banks.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 18 August 2018
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 18 August 2018
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 August 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 5 tenths old ice except 9 tenths old ice in the northwestern section. Strong ice pressure near parts of the coast today and easing Sunday morning. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 August 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

5 tenths old ice except 9 tenths old ice in the northwestern
section. Strong ice pressure near parts of the coast today and
easing Sunday morning.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 August 2018

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 18 August 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located from 77N 169W to 68N 135W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located from 76N 168W to 72N 135W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday trough located off Arctic Coast of Alaska.
By 0000 UTC Monday dissipating trough located off Arctic Coast
of Alaska.

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