West Foxe

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 29 September 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 early this afternoon and to west 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 30 Friday morning and to west 20 near noon Friday. Wind diminishing to light Friday afternoon.

A few flurries late this evening and after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 29 September 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this morning and to 3 late this afternoon. Seas building to 4 early this evening then subsiding to 3 Friday morning and to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 29 September 2016
Saturday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 September 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 September 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Melville Peninsula near 6905N 8115W to 6905N
8030W to Baffin Island near 6955N 7850W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Foxe

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 29 September 2016

'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 4:45 AM EDT 29 September 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday weakening low 992 mb located over southern
Boothia Peninsula.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 1011 mb located at 67N 70W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday ridge located on a line east-west over
central Manitoba.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 53N 72W to 56N 84W then
to 61N 99W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday deepening low 1007 mb located at 71N 61W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 999 mb located at 66N 58W.

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