Lancaster - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 August 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 30 early this evening then diminishing to west 15 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to west 20 Wednesday morning.

A few showers changing to chance of showers Wednesday. Fog patches forming Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 August 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this evening then subsiding to 1 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday A few strips of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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

A few strips of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 999 mb located at 55N 75W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1000 mb located at 54N 65W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over western Davis Strait.

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