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Marine Forecast

Issued 12:38 PM EDT 17 October 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 30 knots except southeast 35 near Devon Island overnight and Monday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 Monday afternoon and to southeast 20 Monday evening.

Snow tonight and Monday. Blizzard beginning early this evening and ending Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in blizzard and in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 October 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 October 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths multi-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7011N 6736W to 7029N
6729W to 7419N 7619W to 7536N 7346W then eastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths multi-year ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lancaster - western half

Issued 12:38 PM EDT 17 October 2021

'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.

Advisories (In effect)

Marine weather advisory in effect


Issued 10:37 AM MDT 17 October 2021 Blizzard conditions and gale winds are forecast to develop late today and continue into Monday morning over ice covered areas.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 17 October 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday trough from 995 mb low located from 67N 103W
to 77N 140W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday trough from 995 mb low located from 68N 95W
to 80N 140W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday high 1014 mb located at 72N 132W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday departing ridge from 1028 mb high located over
67N 63W extending northward.

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