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Lancaster - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots late this afternoon and to northeast 20 to 25 this evening. Wind increasing to east 35 late overnight and to east 40 Sunday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures minus 9 rising to minus 4 overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this evening and to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2019
Monday Wind east 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 40 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15.

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)

Gale warning in effect

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 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 PM MDT 18 October 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday departing low 1005 mb located east of Baffin
Island.

At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge from high located from 67N 72W to
76N 120W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge from high located from 66N 65W to 74N 73W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday trough from low located from 61N 105W to
71N 89W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from low located from 62N 101W to 73N 81W.

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