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Lancaster - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 September 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 late overnight and to east 40 late Monday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 30 Monday afternoon and to southeast 20 Monday evening.

Periods of snow overnight and Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 September 2021
Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 September 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to east 25 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind east 25 knots veering to southeast 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 1 tenth old ice except 7 tenths first-year ice including 3 tenths old ice in the southern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7245N 7725W to
Bylot Island near 7252N 7717W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7338N 7930W to
7512N 7431W to 7554N 7406W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth old ice except 7 tenths first-year ice including 3 tenths
old ice in the southern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lancaster - western half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 26 September 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 26 September 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday departing low 998 mb located at 67N 108W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Baffin Bay.

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