Igloolik - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 late this morning then diminishing to southeast 30 late this afternoon. Wind southeast 25 tonight and Monday.

Snow changing to snow at times heavy late this evening with risk of freezing rain late this evening and overnight then to snow Monday morning then to periods of light snow Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 3 near midnight then subsiding to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2017
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming west 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6300N 9040W to 6240N
8440W to Southampton Island near 6335N 8140W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6400N 8035W
to 6520N 8305W to 6745N 7940W to 6650N 7705W to 6720N 7330W to Foxe
Peninsula near 6525N 7710W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of
multi-year ice in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Igloolik

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday deepening low 986 mb located at 57N 94W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 972 mb located at 65.50N 85W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday ridge located from 52N 67W to 74N 68W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday departing ridge located from 56N 54W to 65N 56W.

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