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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 October 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots early this afternoon then backing to east 15 to 20 late this evening. Wind increasing to east 20 to 25 overnight then backing to northeast 15 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries tonight and Tuesday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning near midnight and ending Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 October 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 October 2020
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light increasing to east 20 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind east 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 October 2020 Today Tonight and Monday 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 October 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6920N 6645W to 7255N
6515W then eastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey
ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the extreme southwestern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 October 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 6:30 PM MDT 25 October 2020 Tonight and Monday At 0000 UTC Monday deepening low 996 mb located over Victoria
Island.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 991 mb located over northwestern Baffin
Island.

At 0000 UTC Monday quasi-stationary trough located over Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Monday approaching ridge located from 68N 118W to
81N 84W.

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