Lancaster - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 30 August 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots except northwest 20 over western sections.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 30 August 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres except 1 to 2 over western sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 30 August 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 August 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 August 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6400N 6440W to
6440N 6240W to 6540N 6145W to Cumberland Peninsula near 6545N 6220W.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7350N 8600W to
Devon Island near 7430N 8730W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7540N 8500W to
Ellesmere Island near 7620N 8645W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Ellesmere Island near 7805N 7540W to
Greenland near 7820N 7250W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 30 August 2016

'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 30 August 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday deepening low 1001 mb located at 76N 69W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 988 mb located at 75N 65W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday dissipating cold front located from 70N 92W
to 67N 116W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1036 mb high located over 71N
132W extending eastward.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge from high located over 73N 140W extending
southeastward.

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