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Lancaster - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 15 October 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots except west 25 to 30 over eastern sections. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday afternoon except west 15 to 20 over eastern sections.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray ending Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 15 October 2019
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 15 October 2019
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 October 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 3 tenths new ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 October 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7230N 7825W to
Bylot Island near 7245N 7905W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7340N 7850W to
7410N 7925W to 7605N 7415W then northeast. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths new ice including a trace of multi-year
ice in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lancaster

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening low 995 mb located at 83N 122W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1005 mb located at 81N 95W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge located from Banks Island to Baffin
Island.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located over Somerset Island.

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