Clarence - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 27 August 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 knots backing to north 20 after midnight then increasing to north 30 early Friday morning. Wind increasing to north 35 late Friday morning.

Chance of rain or snow late this afternoon and this evening.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 27 August 2015
Tonight and Friday Over open water seas 1 metre building to 2 early Friday morning and to 3 early Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 27 August 2015
Saturday Wind north 30 knots.
Sunday Wind north 30 knots.
Monday Wind north 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. 1 tenth of old ice except 7 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. Strong ice pressure will develop in the pack ice overnight. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6240N
6645W to Hall Peninsula near 6300N 6615W sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6315N 6430W to
6300N 5935W to 6455N 5905W to 6555N 6055W to 6605N 5915W to 6705N
5750W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 7000N 6105W to 7040N 6500W to 7155N
6340W to 7215N 7155W to Baffin Island near 7205N 7415W. Sea ice
south and west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7350N 8640W to
7440N 9245W to Devon Island near 7615N 9405W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7440N
7815W to 7600N 7415W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

1 tenth of old ice except 7 tenths of old ice in the northwestern
section. Strong ice pressure will develop in the pack ice overnight.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 27 August 2015

'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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015

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 27 August 2015 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday ridge from 1020 mb high located from 79N 77W
to 69N 100W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge from 1019 mb high located from 81N 88W
to 70N 92W.

At 0000 UTC Friday trough from low located from 66N 77W to 69N 86W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday trough from low located from 67N 77W to
72N 89W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday trough from 993 mb low located from 67N 113W
to 77N 140W.

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