West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 October 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 20 knots tonight and Thursday.

Chance of flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 13.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 October 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 30 knots.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to southeast 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 8 tenths of grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice except 9 plus tenths of multi-year ice along Devon Island. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6620N 6710W to
6500N 6500W to 6440N 6315W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 7025N
6655W to 7050N 6515W to 7220N 6400W then northeastward. Sea ice west
and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice except 9
plus tenths of multi-year ice along Devon Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 18 October 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

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