West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 August 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 30 this evening and to north 20 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to light near noon Friday.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 August 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 early this evening and to 2 to 3 Friday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 August 2017
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6135N 6335W to 6255N 6045W to 6510N
5745W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7240N 6445W to 7245N 7020W to 7355N
7540W to Devon Island near 7435N 8025W. Sea ice south and west of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7435N 8015W to 7440N
7805W to 7610N 7425W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 16 August 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday low 1002 mb located over northern Baffin Bay.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 1002 mb located near Davis Strait.

At 0000 UTC Thursday building ridge located from 80N 92W to 63N 92W.
By 0000 UTC Friday weakening ridge located over Ellesmere Island.

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