Lancaster - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 27 August 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 early this afternoon then diminishing to east 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 27 August 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 early this afternoon then subsiding to 2 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 27 August 2015
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Arctic - Western Arctic marine weather areas Herschel Island Komakuk Beach Shingle Point Airport Aklavik Airport Cape Parry Airport Fort Good Hope Airport Tulita Airport Inuvik Airport Keats Point Norman Wells Airport Paulatuk Airport Pelly Island Tuktoyaktuk Airport Kugluktuk Airport Gjoa Haven Airport Hat Island Kugaaruk Airport Shepherd Bay Airport CFS Alert Arctic Bay Cambridge Bay Airport Cape Peel West Eureka Airport Grise Fiord Airport Hall Beach Airport Igloolik Airport Isachsen Pond Inlet Airport Rea Point Repulse Bay Airport Resolute Airport Stefansson Island Taloyoak Airport Nangmagvik Lake Ulukhaktok Airport Sachs Harbour Airport Thomsen River Liverpool Bay Little Chicago Storm Hills Croker River Mould Bay Cape Liverpool Cape Providence Tuktoyaktuk Bathurst Inlet Fort Ross Gateshead Island Svartevaeg
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

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
6300N 5935W to 6455N 5905W 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 7000N 6105W to 7040N 6500W to 7155N
6340W to 7215N 7155W to Baffin Island near 7205N 7415W. 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 7440N
7815W to 7600N 7415W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the extreme southwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 27 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 4:45 AM EDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday low 998 mb located over eastern Hudson Strait.
By 0000 UTC Saturday weakening low 1001 mb located at 71N 61W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday dissipating ridge from 1025 mb high located
from 78N 69W to 70N 97W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching trough from 1005 mb low located
over 67N 11W extending southeastward.

Arctic - Western Arctic Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: