West Davis - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 18 August 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northwest 25 knots late Saturday morning and to northwest 30 early Saturday afternoon except northwest 35 near Cape Dyer.

Flurries changing to a few showers early Saturday afternoon and ending Saturday evening. Fog patches dissipating early Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 18 August 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 18 August 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 August 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 18 August 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

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

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 Davis - northern half

Issued 5:00 PM EDT 18 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 18 August 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday dissipating low 1007 mb located at 70N 65W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday deepening low 1005 mb located at 67N 56W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 1003 mb located at 72N 57W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday building high 1015 mb located at 72N 76W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday high 1017 mb located at 66N 80W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday trough located on a line east-west over southern
Hudson Bay.

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