Clarence - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 September 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 20 knots increasing to north 30 to 35 late Friday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 September 2017
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 2 early Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 September 2017
Saturday Wind north 30 to 35 knots diminishing to north 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 25.
Monday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 2 tenths old ice except 9 tenths old ice over the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Somerset Island near 7355N 9010W to
7400N 8945W to 7425N 9200W to Devon Island near 7440N 9140W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7430N 8515W to
7345N 8130W to 7410N 7705W to 7545N 7355W then northeastward. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths old ice except 9 tenths old ice over the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 21 September 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 21 September 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 21 September 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday high 1030 mb located at 72N 97W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday high 1028 mb located at 75N 115W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary trough located over eastern
Baffin Bay.

By 0000 UTC Saturday deepening trough located from 65N 126W to
70N 141W.

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