West Baffin - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 31 August 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind north 25 knots increasing to north 30 late this evening then diminishing to north 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Chance of showers or flurries changing to a few showers Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


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

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northeast 20 knots in the morning.
Thursday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light increasing to west 20 knots.

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

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EDT 31 August 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday low 996 mb located at 56N 90W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 991 mb located at 58N 78W.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge from 1020 mb high located from 70N 77W
to 62N 74W then to 53N 71W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1018 mb high located over 67N
64W extending southward.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday dissipating low 1010 mb located at 62N 56W.

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