Rankin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 28 September 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 late this morning and to southwest 30 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 35 early this evening then veering to west 40 late this evening. Wind diminishing to west 30 Thursday evening.

A few showers beginning early this morning and ending late this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 28 September 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 metre building to 2 late this morning and to 3 early this evening. Seas building to 4 late this evening then subsiding to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 28 September 2016
Friday Wind west 30 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 September 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 September 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Melville Peninsula near 6905N 8115W to 6905N
8030W to Baffin Island near 6955N 7850W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Rankin - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 28 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EDT 28 September 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday weakening low 991 mb located at 67N 100W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 997 mb located at 67N 80W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 71N 75W to 51N 65W then
to 53N 98W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 51N 65W to 56N 95W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday departing low 1003 mb located at 71N 58W.

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