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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 23 October 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 this afternoon and to west 15 near midnight. Wind southwest 15 Saturday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near midnight.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 23 October 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 early Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 23 October 2020
Sunday Wind light increasing to northwest 30 knots in the afternoon then diminishing to north 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 9 tenths grey-white ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths grey-white ice including a trace of
multi-year ice in the northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Banks

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 23 October 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Banks

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 23 October 2020

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 6:30 AM MDT 23 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday departing low 1006 mb located at 75N 121W.

At 1200 UTC Friday approaching low 1004 mb located at 78N 168W.

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