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Lancaster - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 October 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 after midnight then backing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 9 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 October 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 October 2020
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday 6 tenths new ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the western section and parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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

6 tenths new ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths grey
ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the western section and
parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lancaster - western half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 20 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 PM MDT 20 October 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 990 mb located at 69N 87W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 998 mb located at 66N 86W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 999 mb located at 72N 62W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1004 mb located at 75N 64W.

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