Clarence - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 09 October 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to northeast 15 early this evening then becoming south 15 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northeast 15 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 20 late Saturday morning and to northeast 30 Saturday evening.

A few flurries ending after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray beginning Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to minus 4 after midnight then falling to minus 13 Saturday afternoon.


Issued 05:30 PM EDT 09 October 2015
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 09 October 2015
Sunday Wind northeast 30 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 30.
Tuesday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 9 October 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 8 tenths of multi-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 9 October 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6440N 6510W to
Cumberland Peninsula near 6500N 6410W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7230N 7510W to
7255N 6925W to 7420N 7355W to 7520N 7330W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of multi-year ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 09 October 2015

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 9 October 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday dissipating low located at 74N 87W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday low 1006 mb located at 70N 115W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday dissipating low 1008 mb located at 70N 101W.

At 1200 UTC Saturday ridge located from 78N 78W to 73N 82W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located from 77N 82W to 68N 89W.

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