West Davis - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 19 August 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots except northwest 35 near Cape Dyer. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 this evening then diminishing to west 10 to 15 late Sunday morning.

Rain or snow and mist changing to chance of showers or flurries tonight and Sunday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in mist.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 19 August 2017
Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 19 August 2017
Monday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots in the morning then diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 August 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 1 tenth of old ice except 5 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the southern half. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 August 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 7100N 6150W to 7200N 6420W to 7150N
7130W 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

1 tenth of old ice except 5 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth
of old ice in the southern half.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Davis - northern half

Issued 5:00 PM EDT 19 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 19 August 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday trough located from Great Slave Lake to
Churchill.
By 0000 UTC Monday intensifying frontal system located from Great
Slave Lake to James Bay.

At 0000 UTC Sunday intensifying low located over central Quebec.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 992 mb located at 57N 65W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary high located over Foxe Basin.

At 0000 UTC Sunday dissipating low 1005 mb located over Davis
Strait.

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