Clarence - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 August 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 15 knots late this afternoon then veering to southwest 20 late this evening. Wind increasing to west 30 after midnight and to west 35 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Monday morning and to light Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 August 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 overnight then subsiding to 1 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 August 2016
Tuesday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 3 tenths of old ice in the extreme northwest section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6250N 6535W to
6220N 6515W to 6210N 6410W to 6245N 6355W to Hall Peninsula near
6255N 6440W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6505N 6435W
to 6450N 6440W to 6425N 6315W to 6540N 6130W to Cumberland Peninsula
near 6600N 6200W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6715N 6305W
to 6745N 6230W to 7040N 6600W to 7030N 6820W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7350N 8620W to
7435N 9250W to Devon Island near 7615N 9255W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7545N 8410W to
Ellesmere Island near 7620N 8645W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Sixth ice edge estimated from Ellesmere Island near 7700N 7805W to
7700N 7645W to 7800N 7300W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of old ice in the extreme northwest
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 09:40 AM EDT 28 August 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 28 August 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday cold front from 972 mb low located from 87N
180W to 80N 150W then to 72N 153W.
By 0000 UTC Monday cold front from 974 mb low located from 86N
20W to 83N 120W then to 74N 137W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday ridge from 1032 mb high located on a line
northeast-southwest over Banks Island.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge from 1032 mb high located on a line
northwest-southeast over Victoria Island.

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