Lancaster - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 15 August 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 near noon then diminishing to west 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 Thursday morning and to light near noon Thursday. Wind becoming south 15 Thursday afternoon.

Rain and periods of snow beginning early this evening and ending late overnight. Fog banks.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 15 August 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 14 August 2018
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming south 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to east 40 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 5 tenths old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6240N 6455W to
6235N 6025W to 6350N 5715W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7115N 6205W to 7210N 6730W to 7300N
6530W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths old ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lancaster - western half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 15 August 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday departing trough located over Somerset Island
extending northwestward.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday dissipating ridge from high located over
Baffin Island.

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