West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 30 September 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 25 early this evening then backing to northwest 30 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of light snow beginning Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 30 September 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this evening and to 3 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 30 September 2016
Sunday Wind west 15 knots increasing to north 25 in the morning then backing to west 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 2 tenths of old ice north of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7305N 8035W to
Bylot Island near 7310N 8010W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7250N 7605W to
7250N 7335W to 7315N 7140W to 7420N 7610W to 7420N 7940W to
Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths of old ice north of Bylot Island.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 0600 UTC Friday departing low 1002 mb located at 67N 78W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching ridge located from 81N 78W to
71N 112W.

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