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Marine Forecast

Issued 12:19 PM EDT 23 October 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots except northeast 35 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to east 15 to 20 late this afternoon and to light after midnight. Wind increasing to north 20 late Thursday morning and to north 30 Thursday afternoon.

Snow ending after midnight. Flurries Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 October 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 October 2019
Friday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to north 20 in the morning.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6455N 8705W to 6330N
8745W to 6250N 8445W to 6330N 8305W to Southampton Island near 6335N
8140W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6345N 8010W
to Nunavut near 6635N 8235W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6725N 8110W to 6840N
8045W to 6545N 7500W to Baffin Island near 6525N 7710W. Sea ice west
then northeast then southeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Foxe

Issued 1:02 PM EDT 23 October 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 4:45 PM EDT 23 October 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from Lake Athabasca to Bylot
Island.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from Churchill to Devon Island.

At 0000 UTC Thursday low 991 mb located at 56N 84W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 993 mb located at 65N 74W.

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