West Baffin - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 24 August 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 after midnight then diminishing to light early Thursday afternoon.

A few showers beginning late this evening and ending early Thursday afternoon.


Issued 05:30 PM EDT 24 August 2016
Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 metre building to 2 after midnight then subsiding to 1 early Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 24 August 2016
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 August 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 August 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6200N
6600W to 6210N 6355W to 6525N 6110W to Cumberland Peninsula near
6600N 6200W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6635N 6115W
to 6755N 6035W to 7120N 6545W to Baffin Island near 7120N 7115W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7350N 8620W to
Cornwallis Island near 7440N 9335W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Cornwallis Island near 7530N 9405W to
7540N 9310W to Devon Island near 7615N 9255W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7545N 8110W to 7525N
7815W to 7700N 7350W to 7705N 7225W then northeastward. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 24 August 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 995 mb low located from 64N 71W
to 73N 85W.
By 0000 UTC Friday trough from 997 mb low located from 63N 81W to
75N 85W.

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