Prince of Wales

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 27 August 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 late Friday morning then becoming west 15 Friday evening.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain after midnight. Fog forming Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 27 August 2015
Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 27 August 2015
Saturday Wind light increasing to northeast 20 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Monday Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. 1 tenth of old ice except 9 tenths of old ice on parts of Banks Island coast. Strong ice pressure on parts of Banks Island coast easing Friday afternoon. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

7040N 14100W to 7030N 13925W to 7120N 12705W to 7200N 12545W

First ice edge estimated from 7040N 14100W to 7030N 13925W to 7120N
12705W to Banks Island near 7200N 12545W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7120N 12205W to
7110N 12025W to Victoria Island near 7140N 11855W. Sea ice north of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6850N 10255W to
6825N 10155W to King William Island near 6850N 9910W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

1 tenth of old ice except 9 tenths of old ice on parts of Banks
Island coast. Strong ice pressure on parts of Banks Island coast
easing Friday afternoon.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Prince of Wales

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 27 August 2015 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday ridge from 1020 mb high located from 79N 77W
to 69N 100W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge from 1019 mb high located from 81N 88W
to 70N 92W.

At 0000 UTC Friday trough from low located from 66N 77W to 69N 86W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday trough from low located from 67N 77W to
72N 89W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday trough from 993 mb low located from 67N 113W
to 77N 140W.

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