Clarence - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 02 September 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to north 15 early this evening and to light after midnight.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 02 September 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 early this evening and to less than 1 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 02 September 2015
Friday Wind light increasing to north 15 knots in the afternoon and to north 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind light increasing to north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 September 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 1 tenth of old ice except 7 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice easing Wednesday morning. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 September 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 6400N 6440W to
6335N 6055W 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 6950N 6100W to 7025N 6515W to 7135N
6450W to 7155N 7005W to Baffin Island near 7145N 7335W. Sea ice
south and west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from 7355N 9610W to 7415N 9425W to 7450N
9300W to 7545N 9340W to 7550N 9630W to Devon Island near 7620N
9525W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7525N
7815W to 7545N 7355W 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 in the pack ice easing Wednesday
morning.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 01 September 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 1 September 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 78N 101W to 67N 83W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 76N 92W to 67N 87W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 1010 mb located at 73N 66W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday dissipating low 1017 mb located at 72N 68W.

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