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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 06 October 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to south 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to south 20 early this evening then veering to southwest 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light Friday morning then increasing to southwest 15 Friday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Friday evening.

Scattered flurries ending this evening with a risk of freezing drizzle. Scattered showers Friday late in the day. Fog patches dissipating late this morning.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 06 October 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres becoming 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 06 October 2022
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind east 15 knots backing to northeast 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots backing to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 October 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 October 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from near 7127N 14100W to 7023N 13718W to
7153N 12815W to Banks Island near 7158N 12553W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7146N 12026W to
Victoria Island near 7140N 11904W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6901N 10148W to
6919N 10004W to 7035N 9937W to 7149N 10338W to Prince of Wales
Island near 7239N 10235W. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Prince of Wales Island near 7245N
9633W to Somerset Island near 7339N 9541W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Somerset Island near 7206N 9402W to
7219N 9242W to Brodeur Peninsula near 7339N 8801W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice in the
extreme northwestern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 6 October 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday low 960 mb located over Chukchi Sea.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 964 mb located at 78N 161W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday departing trough from 1006 mb low located
from 80N 131W to 78N 120W.

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