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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 August 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 early this morning then diminishing to light late this evening. Wind becoming west 15 overnight then diminishing to light Thursday morning. Wind increasing to north 20 Thursday afternoon.

Showers early this morning changing to flurries and ending this afternoon. Flurries overnight and Thursday morning. Flurries Thursday afternoon and evening. Fog forming Thursday morning and dissipating Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries and in fog.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 August 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 August 2021
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 35 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 August 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday 3 tenths first-year ice except 7 tenths first-year ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 August 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6609N 8555W to
Southampton Island near 6555N 8532W. Sea ice northeast of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6345N 8010W
to 6340N 7940W to Baffin Island near 6425N 7759W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Ontario near 5510N 8241W to 5718N
8309W to 5726N 8540W to Ontario near 5557N 8718W. Sea ice within the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths first-year ice except 7 tenths first-year ice in the
northern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 4 August 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday low 979 mb located over southern Foxe Basin.
By 0000 UTC Friday weakening low 990 mb located over eastern
Foxe Basin.

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