Prince of Wales

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 August 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to southeast 15 early this afternoon and to light early this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 15 Saturday morning and to northeast 20 Saturday afternoon.

A few showers beginning early this morning and ending Saturday morning. Fog forming late this afternoon and dissipating late this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers and in fog.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 August 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 August 2015
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming east 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 1 tenth of old ice except 9 tenths of old ice on parts of Banks Island coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7040N 14100W to 7020N 13910W to 7120N
12705W to Banks Island near 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

1 tenth of old ice except 9 tenths of old ice on parts of Banks
Island coast.

Warnings

Warnings (Ended)

Ice pressure warning ended

Prince of Wales

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday ridge from 1023 mb high located from 80N 98W
to 66N 97W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge from 1021 mb high located from 81N 102W
to 67N 86W.

At 1200 UTC Friday departing trough from low located from 67N 75W
to 69N 89W.

At 1200 UTC Friday trough from 991 mb low located from 75N 140W
to 74N 126W then to 65N 115W.
By 1200 UTC Saturday trough located from 70N 117W to 63N 101W.

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