Rankin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 October 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 early this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 Sunday morning and to light Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 20 Sunday evening.

Snow and chance of rain beginning early this afternoon changing to rain early this evening then to a few showers Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 October 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 metres building to 4 early this afternoon and to 5 late this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 4 Sunday morning and to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 October 2017
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 45 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northeast 25 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 7 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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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

Open water except 7 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Rankin

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 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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