Clarence - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 August 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to northeast 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 August 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Over open water seas 3 to 4 metres becoming 4 after midnight subsiding to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to north 30 in the morning then diminishing to north 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light becoming north 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 1 tenth of old ice except 7 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and Tuesday. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 6400N 6440W to
6335N 6055W 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 7025N 6515W to 7135N
6450W to 7155N 7005W to Baffin Island near 7145N 7335W. Sea ice
south and west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Somerset Island near 7410N 9410W to
7450N 9300W to 7545N 9340W to 7550N 9630W to Devon Island near 7620N
9525W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7525N
7815W to 7545N 7355W 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 in the pack ice today and Tuesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 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 31 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 AM MDT 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday ridge located from 81N 102W to 69N 87W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 76N 105W to 67N 87W.

At 1200 UTC Monday low 1011 mb located at 74N 63W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 1013 mb located at 72N 63W.

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