Rankin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 October 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 15 to 20 knots early this afternoon and to southeast 30 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Saturday afternoon.

A few flurries this morning. Snow at times heavy beginning Saturday morning changing to a few showers Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 October 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 late this evening and to 3 Saturday morning. Seas building to 5 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 October 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southeast 30 in the morning and to south 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 25 knots increasing to northwest 40.
Tuesday Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 20 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 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday low 990 mb located over Ungava Bay.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 995 mb low located southeast of
Greenland.

At 1200 UTC Friday intensifying low 993 mb located over western
Saskatchewan.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 988 mb located over northeastern Manitoba.

At 1200 UTC Friday building ridge located from Ontario to Devon
Island.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located over Labrador to Baffin Island.

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