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Lancaster - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 July 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind east 25 knots veering to south 30 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 20 Saturday morning. Wind veering to west 25 near noon Saturday then diminishing to west 15 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning near noon changing to scattered showers near midnight. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 July 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 July 2024
Sunday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northwest 25 knots late in the day.

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 AM MDT 19 July 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday low 996 mb located at 73N 107W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 1006 mb located at 76N 75W.

At 1200 UTC Friday departing low 1009 mb located at 65N 105W.

At 1200 UTC Friday approaching high 1023 mb located at 64N 131W.

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