West Foxe

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 20 to 25 late this evening then increasing to southeast 35 early Sunday afternoon. Wind diminishing to southeast 30 Sunday evening.

A few flurries changing to snow and periods of ice pellets late overnight then to rain Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 late overnight and to 3 early Sunday morning. Seas building to 4 early Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017
Monday Wind south 35 knots backing to southeast 40 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 40 knots diminishing to west 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 7 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6300N 9040W to 6240N
8440W to Southampton Island near 6335N 8140W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6400N 8035W
to 6520N 8305W to 6745N 7940W to 6650N 7705W to 6720N 7330W to Foxe
Peninsula near 6525N 7710W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Foxe

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017

'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 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday deepening low 986 mb located at 57N 94W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 972 mb located at 65.50N 85W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday ridge located from 52N 67W to 74N 68W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday departing ridge located from 56N 54W to 65N 56W.

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