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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 August 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late this afternoon and to light early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 late this evening then veering to southwest 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 near noon Sunday and to light Sunday afternoon.

Showers or flurries and fog patches ending early this afternoon. Showers late this evening overnight and Sunday morning.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 August 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 August 2019
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 30 in the afternoon then diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to south 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 August 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 1 tenth old ice except 8 tenths old ice in the western section. Strong ice pressure in western section today and diminishing Saturday morning. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 August 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6505N 6430W
to 6440N 6355W to 6440N 6255W to 6520N 6220W to Cumberland Peninsula
near 6530N 6320W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7340N 8305W to
Devon Island near 7435N 8450W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7535N 8010W to 7550N
7625W to 7625N 7355W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

1 tenth old ice except 8 tenths old ice in the western section.
Strong ice pressure in western section today and diminishing
Saturday morning.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

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Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 August 2019

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 23 August 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday low 970 mb located at 76N 106W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 977 mb located at 81N 105W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday approaching low 996 mb located over Victoria
Island.

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