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Clarence - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 October 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 25 early this morning and to north 40 late this evening. Wind increasing to north 45 after midnight then diminishing to north 35 Friday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray beginning this morning becoming severe this evening.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 October 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon and to 4 to 6 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 October 2020
Saturday Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northeast 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 30 knots.
Monday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7345N 8025W to 7355N
8240W to Devon Island near 7430N 8135W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7440N 8015W to
7450N 7825W to 7600N 7410W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7240N 7645W to
Bylot Island near 7250N 7620W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths old ice in
the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 October 2020

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Clarence - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 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 1 October 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday ridge from 1030 mb high located over 77N 132W
extending southeastward.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge from 1029 mb high located over 78N 121W
extending southeastward.

At 1200 UTC Thursday intensifying trough located over Baffin Bay.
By 0000 UTC Saturday trough from 997 mb low located over Baffin Bay.

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