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Lancaster - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 July 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to southwest 15 early this morning then veering to west 20 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 this evening then veering to northwest 20 Sunday morning.

Scattered showers ending this evening. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 July 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 July 2024
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to east 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind east 20 knots backing to north 20.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 July 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Special ice warning in effect. 1 tenth old ice. Consolidated first-year ice including 1 tenth old ice along parts of the coasts. Unusual presence of old ice in the western section today and continuing Saturday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 July 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6234N 6512W to
6200N 6509W then southeastward. Sea ice to the east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6201N 6250W to 6337N 6218W to 6340N
5757W then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

1 tenth old ice. Consolidated first-year ice including 1 tenth old
ice along parts of the coasts. Unusual presence of old ice in the
western section today and continuing Saturday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Lancaster

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 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 PM MDT 19 July 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday departing low 997 mb located at 75N 99W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday approaching trough from low located from 87N
118W to 75N 98W.

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