West Foxe

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 October 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 late overnight then diminishing to south 25 early Monday morning.

A few showers changing to rain early this evening then to a few showers early Monday morning. Periods of light snow early Monday afternoon changing to snow Monday afternoon and ending Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 October 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 early Monday afternoon then building to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 October 2017
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 40 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Thursday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 8 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6300N 9040W to 6240N
8440W to Southampton Island near 6335N 8140W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6400N 8035W
to 6520N 8305W to 6745N 7940W to 6650N 7705W to 6720N 7330W to 6525N
7820W to Foxe Peninsula near 6440N 7815W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Foxe

Issued 10:44 PM EDT 22 October 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 4:45 PM EDT 22 October 2017 Tonight and Monday At 0000 UTC Monday deepening low 975 mb located at 60N 92W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 974 mb located at 64N 80W.

At 0000 UTC Monday ridge located from 60N 64W to 71N 60W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday departing ridge located from 60N 54W to 68N 54W.

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