West Baffin - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 August 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 after midnight then veering to west 25 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 30 Wednesday evening.

A few showers beginning overnight and ending Wednesday evening. Fog patches dissipating after midnight.


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 August 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind west 30 knots.
Friday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday A few strips of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6205N 6550W to
6215N 6230W to 6300N 6000W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7430N 7155W to 7415N 7225W to 7420N
7810W to 7630N 7450W then eastward. Sea ice west and south of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

A few strips of old ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 999 mb located at 55N 75W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1000 mb located at 54N 65W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over western Davis Strait.

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