Prince Alfred

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 20 late this afternoon then increasing to northwest 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 20 Wednesday morning and to west 15 Wednesday afternoon.

A few flurries late this afternoon tonight and Wednesday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray overnight and Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2017
Thursday Wind light increasing to east 20 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind east 25 knots.
Saturday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth of old ice except 8 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7100N 14100W to 7035N 13900W to 7205N
12805W to Banks Island near 7420N 12440W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7150N 12025W to
Victoria Island near 7155N 11900W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6850N 10350W to
6820N 10135W to King William Island near 6855N 9925W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from King William Island near 6915N 9600W
to Boothia Peninsula near 6950N 9600W. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of old ice except 8 tenths of old ice in the northwestern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Prince Alfred

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 AM MDT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday building low 999 mb located at 80N 155W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 1002 mb located at 81N 128W.

At 1200 UTC Monday building high 1022 mb located over northern
Alaska.
By 1600 UTC Tuesday departing high 1026 mb located at 67N 120W.

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