Kane - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 August 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 30 early this evening.

Fog patches dissipating late this morning.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 August 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 August 2015
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming northeast 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 7 tenths of old ice. Strong ice pressure today in the pack ice and continue Saturday. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 6315N 6430W to
6315N 6100W 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.

7 tenths of old ice. Strong ice pressure today in the pack ice and
continue Saturday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Kane

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 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 AM MDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday ridge from 1023 mb high located from 80N 98W
to 66N 97W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge from 1021 mb high located from 81N 102W
to 67N 86W.

At 1200 UTC Friday departing trough from low located from 67N 75W
to 69N 89W.

At 1200 UTC Friday trough from 991 mb low located from 75N 140W
to 74N 126W then to 65N 115W.
By 1200 UTC Saturday trough located from 70N 117W to 63N 101W.

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