Jones - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 04 August 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late overnight and to light early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 early Wednesday afternoon and to west 35 Wednesday evening.

Rain beginning early this evening changing to chance of flurries Wednesday late in the day. Fog patches Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 04 August 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Over open water seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 Wednesday morning then building to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to east 15.
Saturday Wind east 20 knots diminishing to west 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except consolidated first-year ice including a trace of old ice on parts of the coast in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6205N 6550W to
6215N 6230W to 6300N 6000W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7430N 7155W to 7415N 7225W to 7420N
7810W to 7630N 7450W then eastward. Sea ice west and south of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except
consolidated first-year ice including a trace of old ice on parts of
the coast in the southwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Jones - eastern half

Issued 6:11 PM EDT 04 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 4 August 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday weakening trough from 998 mb low located
from 80N 124W to 72N 108W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1001 mb located at 79N 113W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday deepening low 1005 mb located at 74N 108W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 994 mb low located from 84N 85W
to 72N 72W.

By 0000 UTC Thursday building ridge located from 70N 165W to
71N 120W.

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