West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 early this evening and to light late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 late Sunday morning and to southeast 20 Sunday afternoon.

Chance of flurries changing to snow near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray ending this evening.

Low tonight minus 13. High Sunday minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017
Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to east 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to north 25 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice except ice covered in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6620N 6710W to 6500N
6500W to 6440N 6315W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 6955N 6630W to
7025N 6425W to 7220N 6400W then northeastward. Sea ice west and
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice except ice
covered in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 21 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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