Lancaster - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 July 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 30 knots diminishing to east 15 early this morning then increasing to east 25 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to east 35 late this evening then diminishing to east 30 Sunday afternoon.

A few showers changing to chance of showers today and tonight then to a few showers overnight. Fog patches dissipating early this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 July 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 metres building to 3 late this evening and to 4 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 July 2016
Monday Wind east 30 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to east 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light becoming south 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 July 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except consolidated first-year ice including a trace of old ice along parts of the coast of Devon Island. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 July 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6035N 6240W to 6200N 6330W to 6250N
6230W to 6355N 5850W to 6615N 5740W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7215N 6355W to 7335N 6900W to 7345N
7915W to 7415N 9455W to Devon Island near 7430N 8830W. Sea ice south
and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7550N 8345W to 7630N
7450W then southeastward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except consolidated first-year ice including a trace of
old ice along parts of the coast of Devon Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lancaster - western half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 July 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 AM MDT 23 July 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday low 990 mb located at 68N 107W.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 996 mb located at 69N 98W.

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