Cumberland

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 04 August 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early Wednesday afternoon.

Fog patches.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 04 August 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. 9 tenths of first-year ice including 3 tenths of old ice. Unusual presence of sea ice in Cumberland Sound. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6205N 6550W to
6215N 6230W to 6300N 6000W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7430N 7155W to 7415N 7225W to 7420N
7810W to 7630N 7450W then eastward. Sea ice west and south of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

9 tenths of first-year ice including 3 tenths of old ice. Unusual
presence of sea ice in Cumberland Sound.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Cumberland

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 04 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 4:45 PM EDT 4 August 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 999 mb located at 56N 76W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1000 mb located at 54N 65W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located over Greenland to Repulse Bay.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located over Greenland to Rankin Inlet.

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