West Davis - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 30 August 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 30 early this evening and to light Wednesday morning.

Fog forming Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 30 August 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 metres building to 3 late this morning then subsiding to 1 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 30 August 2016
Thursday Wind light becoming north 15 knots in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice near the southern parts of the Cumberland Peninsula. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6505N 6435W
to 6450N 6440W to 6425N 6315W to 6540N 6130W to Cumberland Peninsula
near 6600N 6200W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7350N 8700W to
Devon Island near 7430N 8730W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7545N 8300W to
Ellesmere Island near 7615N 8450W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Ellesmere Island near 7700N 7805W to
7700N 7645W to 7800N 7300W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice near the southern parts of the Cumberland Peninsula.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Davis - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 30 August 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 AM EDT 30 August 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 1009 mb located at 57N 86W.
By 1200 UTC Wednesday departing low 1009 mb located at 52N 79W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge located over 65N 87W extending
southeastward.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located over 64N 94W extending eastward.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located east of
Greenland.

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