Lancaster - western half: Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 October 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7310N 8100W to
Bylot Island near 7315N 8045W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7345N 8045W to
7355N 8050W to Devon Island near 7430N 8605W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7435N 8015W to 7425N
7820W to 7555N 7610W to 7735N 7440W then northeastward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.6 tenths of new ice including a trace of multi-year ice except 9
plus tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of multi-year ice along
the coast of Somerset Island. Strong ice pressure along parts of the
coast of Somerset Island today and and easing Thursday morning.