West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 29 August 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to west 15 late this morning except west 25 over southwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 late this afternoon except west 30 over southwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 20 overnight except west 30 over southwestern sections.

A few showers beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 29 August 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres building to 3 after midnight then subsiding to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 29 August 2016
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 30 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6505N 6435W
to 6450N 6440W to 6425N 6315W to 6540N 6130W to Cumberland Peninsula
near 6600N 6200W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7350N 8700W to
Devon Island near 7430N 8730W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7545N 8300W to
Ellesmere Island near 7615N 8450W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Ellesmere Island near 7700N 7805W to
7700N 7645W to 7800N 7300W 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 6:30 AM MDT 29 August 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday cold front located from 85N 60W to 79N 120W
then to 75N 150W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday cold front located from 82N 64W to 76N 100W
then to 73N 127W.

At 1200 UTC Monday ridge from 1041 mb high located from 72N 160W
to 66N 86W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge from 1042 mb high located from 73N 149W
to 65N 91W.

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