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Lancaster - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 40 knots diminishing to east 30 late overnight. Wind east 30 Tuesday.

Snow changing to flurries near midnight. Blizzard becoming blowing snow late this evening ending Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in blizzard and as low as 1 mile in blowing snow and in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray ending near midnight.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2019
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2019
Wednesday Wind east 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots veering to northwest 15.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday 3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey 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 21 October 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7230N 7510W to 7330N
7215W to 7440N 7635W to 7525N 7335W then northeast. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of
multi-year ice in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 21 October 2019

'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

Lancaster - eastern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 21 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.

Advisories (In effect)

Marine weather advisory in effect

Lancaster

Issued 3:21 PM MDT 21 October 2019 East winds of 40 to 45 knots and fresh falling snow will continue to produce blizzard conditions through Lancaster Sound tonight. The visibility is expected to improve overnight as winds diminish and snow becomes light.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 21 October 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday low 992 mb located near King William Island.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 1005 mb located northeast of Victoria
Island.

At 1200 UTC Monday ridge from high located over Ellesmere Island
extending southwestward.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from high located over Ellesmere Island
extending westward.

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