West Davis - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 26 June 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to northeast 20 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Fog near the coast of Baffin Island today and Tuesday.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 26 June 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 26 June 2017
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 in the morning.
Thursday Wind south 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 June 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except ice covered in the western section. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice this afternoon. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 June 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5900W to 6130N 6100W to 6325N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except
ice covered in the western section. Strong ice pressure developing
in the pack ice this afternoon.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Davis - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 26 June 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

West Davis - southern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 June 2017

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 26 June 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday weakening low 986 mb located at 60N 64W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday dissipating low 1002 mb located at 59N 60W.

At 1200 UTC Monday quasi-stationary ridge located over the coast
of Baffin Island.

At 1200 UTC Monday departing low 1010 mb located at 60N 94W.

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