Lancaster - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 15 August 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 early this evening then diminishing to east 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 Thursday morning and to light Thursday evening.

Rain and snow beginning near midnight and ending early Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 15 August 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 15 August 2018
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon then diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to east 30 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 3 tenths old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6240N 6455W to
6235N 6025W to 6350N 5715W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7115N 6205W to 7210N 6730W to 7300N
6530W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths old ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 15 August 2018

'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 6:30 PM MDT 15 August 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday dissipating trough located over 75N 100W to
68N 87W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday building ridge located over 75N 92W to 66N 97W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located over 74N 82W to 65N 89W.

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