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Lancaster - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 July 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 early this evening and to west 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 overnight and to light Thursday morning.

Flurries or showers beginning near midnight becoming showers overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 July 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this evening then subsiding to 1 or less Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 July 2024
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to west 25 in the morning.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 July 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Special ice warning in effect. 1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 1 tenth old ice in the northeastern section. Unusual presence of old ice in the northeastern section today and continuing Thursday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 July 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6358N 6439W to 6324N
6157W to 6340N 5910W to 6510N 5745W then northward. Sea ice north
then northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 1 tenth
old ice in the northeastern section. Unusual presence of old ice in
the northeastern section today and continuing Thursday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 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 6:30 AM MDT 24 July 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday departing high 1025 mb located northeast of
Great Bear Lake.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday low 990 mb located at 80N 120W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 991 mb located over northern Baffin Island.

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