Igloolik - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to south 15 to 20 late this evening then increasing to southeast 30 early Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 late Sunday morning then diminishing to southeast 30 Sunday evening.

A few flurries changing to snow late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017
Monday Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the morning then diminishing to south 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northwest 35 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.

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 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 5:30 PM EDT 21 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 PM EDT 21 October 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday deepening low 991 mb located at 55N 96W.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 972 mb located east of Arviat.

At 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located over Quebec extending
northwestward.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located over Labrador to Baffin Island.

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