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Lancaster - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 October 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind east 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 20 to 25 late overnight then backing to northeast 15 to 20 late Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 October 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 October 2020
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6920N 6645W to 7255N
6515W then eastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey
ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the extreme southwestern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 26 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 26 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday low 996 mb located over Boothia Peninsula.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday weakening low 998 mb located over northwestern
Baffin Island.

At 1200 UTC Monday ridge from 1018 mb high located from 72N 134W
to 82N 124W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1018 mb high located from 66N
113W to 79N 89W.

At 1200 UTC Monday quasi-stationary trough located over Baffin Bay.

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