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Lancaster - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 October 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to west 20 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 late Wednesday morning except west 25 near the mouth of Lancaster Sound.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray overnight and Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 October 2021
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 early Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 October 2021
Thursday Wind west 15 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to east 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 1 tenth multi-year ice in strips and patches in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7011N 6736W to 7029N
6729W to 7419N 7619W to 7536N 7346W then eastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth multi-year ice in strips and patches in
the extreme western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday trough from 989 mb low located from 78N 108W
to 69N 87W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 997 mb located at 87N 134W.

By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge from 1035 mb high located over 67N 91W
extending northward.

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