West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 August 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 25 late this evening and to north 10 to 15 early Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 August 2017
Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 August 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 August 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 August 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6135N 6335W to 6235N 6040W 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 5:30 PM 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 17 August 2017 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday low 999 mb located at 70N 60W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 1005 mb located at 65N 56W.

At 0000 UTC Friday ridge from 1026 mb high located from 79N 38W
to 78N 90W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday weakening ridge located over northern
Ellesmere Island.

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