West Baffin

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 September 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to north 15 knots early this afternoon and to north 20 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 after midnight.

Periods of light snow and chance of rain ending early this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 September 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres becoming 2 late this evening building to 4 overnight. Seas building to 5 Saturday morning then subsiding to 4 Saturday afternoon and to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 September 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind light increasing to west 25 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 2 tenths of old ice north of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7305N 8035W to
Bylot Island near 7310N 8010W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7250N 7605W to
7250N 7335W to 7315N 7140W to 7420N 7610W to 7420N 7940W to
Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths of old ice north of Bylot Island.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 0600 UTC Friday departing low 1002 mb located at 67N 78W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching ridge located from 81N 78W to
71N 112W.

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