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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 13 October 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 early this morning then backing to west 15 overnight. Wind increasing to west 20 Monday afternoon.

Flurries tonight and Monday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning near noon and ending near midnight.

Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 11 this afternoon then rising to minus 3 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 13 October 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 13 October 2019
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths multi-year ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7255N 13955W to 7030N 13950W to 7050N
13240W to Northwest Territories near 6950N 13140W. Sea ice east and
north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 7045N 9245W to Baffin
Island near 7155N 9005W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths multi-year
ice in the northern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Prince of Wales

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 13 October 2019

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 13 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday low 992 mb located at 70N 105W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 996 mb located at 76N 90W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday departing ridge from high located from 64N 76W
to 73N 78W.

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