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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 29 September 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light late this morning then becoming south 15 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to west 20 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to west 35 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to west 15 Saturday evening.

Scattered flurries changing to snow Saturday morning then to scattered flurries Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.


Issued 05:00 AM EDT 29 September 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 29 September 2023
Sunday Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 25 in the morning then veering to west 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 15 knots becoming northeast 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 20 knots backing to north 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 September 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 September 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7258N 13755W to 7145N 13251W to 7205N
12725W to Banks Island near 7237N 12504W. Sea ice north of the ice

Second ice edge estimated from Stefansson Island near 7321N 10431W
to Prince of Wales Island near 7325N 10126W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7154N 9005W to
7142N 9128W to 6953N 9049W to Nunavut near 6916N 8908W. Sea ice east
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 05:00 AM EDT 29 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 AM MDT 29 September 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday departing low 1005 mb located at 80N 137W.

At 1200 UTC Friday ridge located from 68N 117W to 67N 159W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge from 1025 mb high located from 68N 120W
to 68N 168W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday approaching low 995 mb located at 75N 164W.

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