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Clarence - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 October 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 30 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 25 Tuesday morning and to northeast 15 Tuesday evening.

Blowing snow ending Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in blowing snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 October 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 October 2020
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots increasing to north 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light becoming north 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. Bergy water except 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths multi-year ice in the western section. Strong ice pressure along the coast in the southern section today and continuing Tuesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7135N 7210W to 7345N
7455W to 7535N 7345W then eastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

Bergy water except 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths
multi-year ice in the western section. Strong ice pressure along the
coast in the southern section today and continuing Tuesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 19 October 2020

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 19 October 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2020

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 19 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday dissipating trough from 1010 mb low located
from 69N 94W to 75N 127W.

At 1200 UTC Monday low 987 mb located over Baffin Bay.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 991 mb located at 70N 82W.

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