Clarence - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 29 August 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 30 knots increasing to north 35 early Sunday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 29 August 2015
Tonight and Sunday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 29 August 2015
Monday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 30 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 1 tenth of old ice except 7 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. Strong ice pressure today in the pack ice and easing Sunday morning. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 7030N 6515W to 7155N
6340W to 7210N 7145W to Baffin Island near 7140N 7230W. 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 7600N
7410W 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 today in the pack ice and easing Sunday
morning.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 29 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 29 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 29 August 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday building ridge located from 80N 98W to 62N 89W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located from 85N 94W to 58N 87W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary low located over northern
Baffin Bay.

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