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Lancaster - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots veering to southeast 30 early Sunday morning except southeast 35 over northwestern sections Sunday evening.

Scattered flurries this evening. Snow Sunday afternoon and evening. Blowing snow beginning Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in blowing snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 5 metres subsiding to 4 late overnight then building to 5 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2021
Monday Wind southeast 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots veering to southwest 20.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths multi-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7043N 6904W to 7229N
7045W to 7318N 7048W to 7445N 7311W to 7536N 7346W then eastward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths multi-year ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lancaster - western half

Issued 10:47 PM EDT 16 October 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 PM MDT 16 October 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday trough from low located from 61N 91W to 75N 126W.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 989 mb located at 69N 102W.

At 0000 UTC Monday high 1014 mb located at 73N 132W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday departing ridge from 1030 mb high located over
67N 63W extending northward.

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