Rankin - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 10 October 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to southeast 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Sunday morning except southeast 35 over southern sections Sunday morning and afternoon.

Periods of light snow beginning early this evening changing to snow Sunday morning then to periods of light snow and chance of rain Sunday morning. Snow and chance of rain Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 3 Sunday evening.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 10 October 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre building to 2 after midnight and to 3 Sunday morning. Seas building to 4 Sunday afternoon then subsiding to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 10 October 2015
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots backing to northeast 25 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 9 October 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 9 October 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6505N 8700W to
Southampton Island near 6515N 8605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6525N 8430W
to 6535N 8305W to Nunavut near 6635N 8235W. Sea ice west of the ice

Third ice edge estimated from Melville Peninsula near 6755N 8205W to
6930N 7925W to 6820N 7945W to 6645N 7650W to 6720N 7300W to 6530N
7550W to Baffin Island near 6525N 7715W. Sea ice north of the ice

Fourth ice edge estimated from near 6525N 7940W to 6535N 7815W to
6615N 7840W to 6605N 8030W to 6550N 8100W to near 6525N 7940W. Sea
ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Rankin - southern half

Issued 07:18 AM CDT 10 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 10 October 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday dissipating low 991 mb located over Ungava Bay.

At 1200 UTC Saturday ridge located from 67N 90W to 59N 91W then
to 50N 79W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located from 69N 82W to 52N 68W.

At 1200 UTC Saturday low 984 mb located over Great Slave Lake.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 985 mb located at 62N 95W.

At 0000 UTC Monday approaching low 964 mb located at 58.5N 50W.

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