West Davis - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 20 knots increasing to north 25 early this morning except light near the coast. Wind increasing to north 30 late this afternoon except light near the coast. Wind increasing to north 35 overnight except light near the coast. Wind diminishing to north 30 Tuesday afternoon except light near the coast.

Chance of drizzle changing to chance of rain this morning then to chance of drizzle today. Fog patches along the coast this morning. Mist today and this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and as low as 1 mile in mist.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres except 1 near the coast. Seas becoming 3 Tuesday morning except 1 near the coast.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016
Wednesday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to north 20 in the morning.
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to 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 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 29 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 29 August 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday low 1004 mb located over northern Saskatchewan.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 1008 mb located at 57N 86W.

At 1200 UTC Monday ridge located from Victoria Island to Belcher
Islands.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday weakening ridge located from Victoria Island
to Ungava Bay.

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

At 1200 UTC Tuesday intensifying low 997 mb located at 63N 52W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 1003 mb located at 69N 52W.

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