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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 20 July 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 near noon Saturday.

Chance of flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 20 July 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 early Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 20 July 2018
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to south 15 in the morning.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots backing to southeast 15.
Tuesday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 July 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 3 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice except 9 tenths old ice in the northern section. Strong ice pressure developing tonight near parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 July 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

3 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice except 9 tenths
old ice in the northern section. Strong ice pressure developing
tonight near parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 July 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 20 July 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday low 988 mb located at 79N 132W.
By 1200 UTC Saturday departing low 992 mb located at 79N 114W.

By 0000 UTC Sunday warm front located from 74N 136W to 79N 165W.

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