West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 October 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 15 knots backing to northwest 20 overnight. Wind northwest 20 Wednesday.

Chance of flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 12 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 October 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 October 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 7 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6800N 6500W to
6815N 6455W to 7025N 6655W to 7050N 6515W to 7220N 6400W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6635N 6120W to
6610N 6110W to 6440N 6315W to 6500N 6500W to Baffin Island near
6610N 6625W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 11:32 AM EDT 17 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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