West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 September 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 early this morning and to northwest 40 early this evening. Wind northwest 35 Monday.

Chance of snow today and early this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Monday morning.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 September 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this morning and to 3 to 5 early this afternoon. Seas building to 6 late this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 September 2017
Tuesday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice including 2 tenths of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Somerset Island near 7355N 9010W to
7400N 8940W to 7430N 9205W to Devon Island near 7440N 9140W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7430N 8515W to
Bylot Island near 7335N 8050W. Sea ice to the northeast of the ice
edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7330N 7710W to 7330N
7515W to 7435N 7630W to 7545N 7355W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths of first-year ice including 2 tenths of
old ice in the extreme northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 September 2017

'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

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 24 September 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday weakening high 1025 mb located at 72N 101W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday high 1017 mb located at 72N 93W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday low 997 mb located at 68N 51W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 1003 mb located at 74N 71W.

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