Rankin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 24 October 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late this morning. Wind northwest 15 to 20 tonight. Wind north 15 to 20 Wednesday.

Chance of flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon. Freezing spray beginning after midnight.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 9 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 24 October 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this morning and to 1 early this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 24 October 2017
Thursday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon then becoming southwest 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to north 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 6525N
7820W to Foxe Peninsula near 6440N 7815W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Rankin - southern half

Issued 5:00 PM CDT 23 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Rankin - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 24 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Rankin - southern half

Issued 5:00 PM CDT 23 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.

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Rankin - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 24 October 2017
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 24 October 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening low 976 mb located at 66N 74W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 990 mb low located from 76N 71W
to 69N 70W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 982 mb located at 46N 85W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 987 mb located at 59N 75W.

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