Clarence - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 September 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 knots increasing to north 35 late this morning then diminishing to north 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to north 15 Saturday afternoon then increasing to north 20 Saturday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray this evening.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 September 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 September 2016
Sunday Wind north 20 knots increasing to north 25 in the morning then diminishing to north 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 September 2016 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 9 tenths of first-year ice including 2 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. 5 tenths of old ice along parts of the coast in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 September 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7305N 8035W to
Bylot Island near 7310N 8010W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7250N 7605W to
7250N 7335W to 7315N 7140W to 7440N 7710W to 7550N 7705W to 7605N
7405W to Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths of first-year ice including 2 tenths of
old ice in the northwestern section. 5 tenths of old ice along parts
of the coast in the northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 September 2016

'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 05:30 AM EDT 30 September 2016

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 AM MDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 0600 UTC Friday departing low 1002 mb located at 67N 78W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching ridge located from 81N 78W to
71N 112W.

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