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Lancaster - western half


Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2019

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7230N 7510W to 7330N
7215W to 7440N 7635W to 7525N 7335W then northeast. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice. Strong
ice pressure along parts of the coast continuing today and Tuesday.


Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Lancaster - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2019

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.

Advisories (In effect)

Marine weather advisory in effect


Issued 3:21 PM MDT 21 October 2019 East winds of 40 to 45 knots and fresh falling snow will continue to produce blizzard conditions through Lancaster Sound tonight. The visibility is expected to improve overnight as winds diminish and snow becomes light.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 21 October 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday low 994 mb located near King William Island.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 1005 mb located northeast of Victoria

At 0000 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge from high located over
Ellesmere Island extending westward.

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