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Rankin - southern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 24 July 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 25 early this morning then diminishing to light early this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 15 Thursday morning and to southwest 25 Thursday afternoon.

Showers this morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 24 July 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 24 July 2024
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the morning.
Saturday Wind east 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 July 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 3 tenths first-year ice in the southern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the southern section today and continuing Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 July 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6232N 7658W to 6245N 7550W to
Baffin Island near 6411N 7639W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 3 tenths first-year ice in the southern section.
Unusual presence of sea ice in the southern section today and
continuing Wednesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Rankin - southern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 July 2024

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 24 July 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday departing high 1025 mb located over James Bay.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday low 990 mb located over central Baffin Bay.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 988 mb located over western Greenland.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday cold front located from Iqaluit to Arviat.
By 0000 UTC Friday cold front located over Labrador Sea.

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