East Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 after midnight and to light early Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 early Sunday afternoon and to southeast 20 late Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Sunday evening.

Chance of flurries changing to snow early Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending after midnight.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017
Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 early Sunday morning then building to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017
Monday Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 9 tenths of grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6620N 6710W to 6500N
6500W to 6440N 6315W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 6955N 6630W to
7025N 6425W to 7220N 6400W then northeastward. Sea ice west and
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths of grey ice including a trace of
multi-year ice in the northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Baffin

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017

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.

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