Rankin - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 19 September 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to southwest 15 early this afternoon. Wind veering to west 20 early this evening then diminishing to west 15 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light Thursday morning then increasing to north 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Thursday evening.

A few flurries beginning late this morning changing to snow late this afternoon and ending early this evening. A few flurries Thursday morning. Snow and chance of rain beginning Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 19 September 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 19 September 2018
Friday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 30 in the afternoon then diminishing to north 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6835N 8120W to 6730N 7935W to
6645N 7655W to Baffin Island near 6525N 7710W. Sea ice north and
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 19 September 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday departing ridge located on a line north-south
over eastern Baffin Island.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over western Greenland.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday splitting low 1003 mb located over Boothia
By 0000 UTC Friday low 1006 mb located over Rankin Inlet.
By 0000 UTC Friday trough located from Foxe Basin to Ungava Bay.

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