West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 August 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 25 late this morning and to north 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to north 15 Tuesday afternoon.

A few showers ending early this evening. A few showers overnight and Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 August 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 late this morning then subsiding to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots in the morning then becoming west 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6240N
6645W to Hall Peninsula near 6300N 6615W sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6400N 6440W to
6335N 6055W to 6555N 6055W to 6605N 5915W to 6705N 5750W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 6950N 6100W to 7025N 6515W to 7135N
6450W to 7155N 7005W to Baffin Island near 7145N 7335W. Sea ice
south and west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Somerset Island near 7410N 9410W to
7450N 9300W to 7545N 9340W to 7550N 9630W to Devon Island near 7620N
9525W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7525N
7815W to 7545N 7355W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday low 999 mb located at 54N 96W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 995 mb located at 57N 76W.

At 1200 UTC Monday ridge from 1020 mb high located over 64N 83W
extending southward.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1018 mb high located over 67N
64W extending southward.

At 1200 UTC Monday low 1007 mb located at 64N 60W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 1006 mb located at 60N 50W.

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