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Lancaster - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 after midnight. Wind northwest 15 Thursday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 13 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2020
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind north 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday 8 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 along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

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

8 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
along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lancaster - western half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 21 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 AM MDT 21 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday weakening low 993 mb located west of Foxe
Basin.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 1007 mb located over Foxe Basin.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday low 1002 mb located over Baffin Bay.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 1004 mb located over northern Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Friday approaching low 1011 mb located northwest of
Banks Island.

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