Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 30 August 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 30 this evening except east 35 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to east 25 Monday afternoon.

Chance of showers Monday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 30 August 2015
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 30 August 2015
Tuesday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to east 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Thursday Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 5 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7040N 14100W to 7010N 13750W to 7045N
13640W to 7045N 13240W to 7120N 12705W to 7155N 12545W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7105N 12245W to
7110N 12025W to Victoria Island near 7135N 11900W. Sea ice north of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6850N 10255W to
6825N 10155W to King William Island near 6850N 9910W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Banks

Issued 7:00 PM MDT 30 August 2015

'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 6:30 PM MDT 30 August 2015 Tonight and Monday At 0000 UTC Monday intensifying trough located from 67N 123W to
76N 148W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday trough from 987 mb low located from 64N 119W
to 75N 147W.

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