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Lancaster - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 October 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots late Saturday afternoon and to northeast 20 to 25 Saturday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning Saturday evening.

Temperatures near minus 9.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 October 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 October 2019
Sunday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to east 35 in the morning and to east 35 to 40 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind east 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 40 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7230N 7535W to 7325N
7405W to 7410N 7735W to 7540N 7355W then northeast. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice
including a trace of multi-year ice in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 18 October 2019

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 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday departing low 1005 mb located east of Baffin
Island.

At 1200 UTC Friday ridge from 1021 mb high located from 77N 94W
to 67N 85W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located over Prince Patrick Island
extending northeastward.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching trough from low located from 67N
105W to 70N 94W.

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