Lancaster - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 July 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 20 knots veering to southeast 25 this evening except east 35 near Devon Island Saturday afternoon and evening. Wind east 25 Saturday.

A few showers beginning late this evening and ending near noon Saturday.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 July 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 July 2017
Sunday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming west 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind light increasing to south 25 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light becoming west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice near Somerset Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6115N 6315W to 6130N 6000W to 6410N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice near Somerset Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lancaster - western half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 21 July 2017

'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 21 July 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday trough from 995 mb low located from 72N 109W
to 67N 119W.
By 0600 UTC Sunday weakening trough from 996 mb low located from
71N 94W to 67N 97W.

At 1800 UTC Saturday deepening trough from 987 mb low located from
76N 151W to 67N 135W.
By 0600 UTC Sunday trough from 988 mb low located from 76N 135W
to 72N 121W then to 67N 124W.

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