Clarence - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 25 September 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 25 late this evening and to north 15 Tuesday evening.

Chance of flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 25 September 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 25 September 2017
Wednesday Wind light becoming north 15 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 15 knots veering to northeast 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 9 plus tenths old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Borden Peninsula near 7335N 8115W to
Bylot Island near 7335N 8055W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7305N 7615W to
7320N 7435W to 7430N 7545W to 7545N 7355W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 plus tenths old ice in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 25 September 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 25 September 2017

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 September 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday weakening low 995 mb located over Baffin Bay.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough located off Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge located over Somerset Island.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday departing ridge located over Baffin Island.

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