Clarence - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 September 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 30 knots increasing to north 35 near midnight then diminishing to north 30 late Saturday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 September 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 after midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 September 2017
Sunday Wind north 25 knots increasing to north 30 in the morning.
Monday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 September 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 22 September 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

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
Bylot Island near 7335N 8050W. Sea ice to the northeast of the ice
edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7330N 7715W to 7545N
7355W then northeastward. Sea ice west 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 22 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 22 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 PM MDT 22 September 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday high 1028 mb located at 74N 112W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday high 1028 mb located at 72N 105W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday departing low 1006 mb located at 66N 57W.

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