West Foxe

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind north 10 to 15 knots today tonight and Friday.

Periods of light snow ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon then becoming south 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to southeast 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind east 20 knots increasing to north 40 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5710N 9125W to 6045N
9245W to 6320N 8835W to 6240N 8440W to Southampton Island near 6340N
8225W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6510N 8340W
to 6800N 7925W to 6650N 7800W to 6650N 7640W to Foxe Peninsula near
6525N 7635W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday low 983 mb located at 58N 79W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 983 mb located at 57N 55W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary trough located over Davis
Strait.

At 1200 UTC Thursday ridge located from 67N 87W to 58N 98W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 66N 81W to 52N 78W.

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