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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 30 September 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to south 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to south 35 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 25 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 near noon Sunday and to light Sunday evening.

Scattered flurries changing to snow near midnight then to scattered flurries Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 2.


Issued 05:00 PM EDT 30 September 2023
Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 30 September 2023
Monday Wind light becoming north 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind north 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 September 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 September 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7258N 13755W to 7145N 13251W to 7203N
12726W to Banks Island near 7230N 12516W. Sea ice north of the ice

Second ice edge estimated from Stefansson Island near 7329N 10429W
to Prince of Wales Island near 7329N 10137W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7152N 9000W to
7137N 9126W to Nunavut near 7022N 9144W. Sea ice east of the ice

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 5:00 PM EDT 30 September 2023

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 30 September 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday departing ridge located from 69N 120W to
79N 140W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday intensifying low 992 mb located at 75N 161W.
By 0000 UTC Monday trough from 986 mb low located from 83N 156W
to 80N 122W then to 73N 133W.

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