Central - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 October 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots late this morning and to southeast 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 30 after midnight and to southeast 35 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 45 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain and periods of snow beginning Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 October 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 late this morning then building to 2 late this evening. Seas building to 3 late overnight and to 4 Saturday morning and to 6 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 October 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 40 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 1:58 PM EDT 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 1:58 PM EDT 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

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

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6405N 8055W
to 6520N 8320W to 6800N 7925W to 6655N 7645W to 6730N 7300W to Foxe
Peninsula near 6525N 7635W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Central

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 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 AM EDT 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday low 990 mb located over Ungava Bay.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 995 mb low located southeast of
Greenland.

At 1200 UTC Friday intensifying low 993 mb located over western
Saskatchewan.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 988 mb located over northeastern Manitoba.

At 1200 UTC Friday building ridge located from Ontario to Devon
Island.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located over Labrador to Baffin Island.

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