Igloolik - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 knots today tonight and Thursday.

Periods of light snow ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures near minus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind north 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light becoming south 15 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 30 knots diminishing to southeast 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5710N 9125W to 6045N
9245W to 6320N 8835W to 6240N 8440W to Southampton Island near 6340N
8225W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6510N 8340W
to 6800N 7925W to 6650N 7800W to 6650N 7640W to Foxe Peninsula near
6525N 7635W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Igloolik

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 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 4:45 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday low 975 mb located at 56N 98W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 988 mb located at 57N 80W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday weakening low 996 mb located at 71N 66W.
By 0000 UTC Friday weakening low 1003 mb located at 73N 70W.

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