West Clyde - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 17 August 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots except northwest 35 near the coast of Baffin Island. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 early this evening except northwest 30 near the coast of Baffin Island. Wind becoming north 20 near midnight. Wind northeast 20 Friday.

A few showers ending after midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 17 August 2017
Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 early Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 17 August 2017
Saturday Wind north 15 knots backing to northwest 20 in the morning.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 August 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice near portions of the coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 August 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6135N 6335W to 6235N 6040W to 6510N
5745W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7240N 6445W to 7245N 7020W to 7355N
7540W to Devon Island near 7435N 8025W. Sea ice south and west of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7435N 8015W to 7440N
7805W to 7610N 7425W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7 tenths
first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice near portions of the
coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Clyde - northern half

Issued 5:00 PM EDT 17 August 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 17 August 2017 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday low 999 mb located at 71N 62W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 1004 mb located at 66N 55W.

At 0000 UTC Friday quasi-stationary ridge located from 69N 84W to
61N 75W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching low 1002 mb located at 59N 94W.

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