West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 24 September 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Monday evening.

A few flurries beginning early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 24 September 2017
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 24 September 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 September 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 September 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Somerset Island near 7350N 9015W to
7350N 8955W to 7415N 9135W to Devon Island near 7440N 9140W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7425N 8645W to
7410N 8515W to Bylot Island near 7345N 8050W. Sea ice to the
northeast of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7330N 7710W to 7330N
7515W to 7435N 7630W to 7545N 7355W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth old
ice in the extreme northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 24 September 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 24 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 24 September 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday weakening high 1025 mb located at 72N 101W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday high 1017 mb located at 72N 93W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday low 997 mb located at 68N 51W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 1003 mb located at 74N 71W.

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