Lancaster - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 September 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then increasing to northwest 15 overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 20 Saturday morning and to northwest 30 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Saturday evening.

Periods of light snow this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 September 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 late this morning then building to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 September 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday 1 tenth of old ice except 3 tenths of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7305N 8035W to
Bylot Island near 7310N 8010W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7250N 7605W to
7250N 7335W to 7315N 7140W to 7420N 7610W to 7420N 7940W to
Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of old ice except 3 tenths of old ice in the extreme
northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 September 2016

'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

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 September 2016

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 AM MDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 0600 UTC Friday departing low 1002 mb located at 67N 78W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching ridge located from 81N 78W to
71N 112W.

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