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Marine Forecast

Issued 00:10 AM EDT 18 October 2021


Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 knots except east 35 near Devon Island. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 30 early Monday morning then diminishing to southeast 20 late Monday afternoon.

Flurries. Blizzard ending near noon Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in blizzard and in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 1.


Issued 00:10 AM EDT 18 October 2021
Monday. Over open water seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 early Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 October 2021
Tuesday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15.
Thursday Wind light becoming south 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths multi-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

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

6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths multi-year ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lancaster - western half

Issued 00:10 AM EDT 18 October 2021

'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.

Advisories (In effect)

Marine weather advisory in effect


Issued 9:41 PM MDT 17 October 2021 Blizzard conditions with gale force winds are forecast to continue into Monday morning.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 17 October 2021 Tonight and Monday At 0000 UTC Monday trough from 987 mb low located from 67N 107W
to 89N 97W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday trough from 995 mb low located from 67N 95W
to 80N 126W.

At 0000 UTC Monday dissipating high 1014 mb located at 75N 137W.

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