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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 20 July 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 Saturday afternoon.

Chance of flurries today and Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 20 July 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 20 July 2018
Sunday Wind light becoming west 15 knots in the morning.
Monday Wind west 15 knots backing to south 15.
Tuesday Wind south 15 knots becoming north 15.

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

Banks

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 AM MDT 20 July 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday quasi-stationary low 978 mb located at 81N 138W.

At 1200 UTC Friday intensifying cold front from low located over
the Arctic Basin.
By 0000 UTC Sunday departing cold front from low located over the
Arctic Basin.

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