Prince of Wales

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 15 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 Wednesday afternoon.

A few flurries beginning late overnight and ending Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray near noon Wednesday.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 5 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Friday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 9 tenths of old ice near parts of the coast of Banks Island and near Parry Channel. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7100N 14100W to 7035N 13900W to 7205N
12805W to Banks Island near 7420N 12440W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7150N 12025W to
Victoria Island near 7155N 11900W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6850N 10350W to
6820N 10135W to King William Island near 6855N 9925W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from King William Island near 6915N 9600W
to Boothia Peninsula near 6950N 9600W. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of old ice near parts of the coast of
Banks Island and near Parry Channel.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Prince of Wales

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening low 1007 mb located at 75N 72W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 998 mb located at 75N 63W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge located from 76N 87W to 67N 85W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday departing ridge located from 73N 80W to
67N 70W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday building trough located from 82N 140W to
67N 107W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough located from 81N 128W to 67N 79W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday approaching high 1022 mb located over
northern Alaska.

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