Clarence - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 25 September 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to south 30 this evening and to south 35 late overnight with gusts to 45. Wind diminishing to south 30 Monday afternoon.

Chance of showers or flurries beginning early this evening changing to snow after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 25 September 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 25 September 2016
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots backing to northeast 25 in the afternoon then increasing to north 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 20.
Thursday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 September 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 9 tenths of first-year ice including 4 tenths of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 September 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7320N 8110W to
Bylot Island near 7315N 8045W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7305N 7615W to
7315N 7315W to 7600N 7810W to Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths of first-year ice including 4 tenths of
old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 10:38 AM EDT 25 September 2016

'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 6:30 AM MDT 25 September 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday trough from 994 mb low located from 76N 138W
to 68N 107W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday trough from 999 mb low located from 89N 138W
to 70N 91W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday ridge located from 74N 146W to 70N 128W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge located from 83N 106W to 68N 109W.

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