Clarence - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 28 August 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 30 after midnight.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 28 August 2015
Tonight and Saturday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 28 August 2015
Sunday Wind north 30 knots increasing to north 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind north 35 knots increasing to north 40.
Tuesday Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northeast 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 1 tenth of old ice except 7 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. Strong ice pressure today in the pack ice and continue Saturday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6240N
6645W to Hall Peninsula near 6300N 6615W sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6315N 6430W to
6315N 6100W to 6555N 6055W to 6605N 5915W to 6705N 5750W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 6950N 6100W to 7030N 6515W to 7155N
6340W to 7210N 7145W to Baffin Island near 7140N 7230W. Sea ice
south and west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7350N 8640W to
7440N 9245W to Devon Island near 7615N 9405W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7600N
7410W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

1 tenth of old ice except 7 tenths of old ice in the northwestern
section. Strong ice pressure today in the pack ice and continue
Saturday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 28 August 2015

'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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 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 28 August 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge from 1023 mb high located from 86N 116W
to 68N 90W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge from 1021 mb high located from 86N 127W
to 68N 86W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday departing trough from low located from 67N
75W to 69N 89W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday trough from 991 mb low located from 77N 140W
to 66N 113W.
By 1200 UTC Saturday trough located from 78N 121W to 66N 104W.

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