West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 August 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 late overnight. Wind northwest 35 Thursday.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 August 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this evening and to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas building to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 August 2017
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 15 in the morning and to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 1 tenth old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6135N 6335W to 6255N 6045W to 6510N
5745W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7240N 6445W to 7245N 7020W to 7355N
7540W to Devon Island near 7435N 8025W. Sea ice south and west of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7435N 8015W to 7440N
7805W to 7610N 7425W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth old ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 16 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday deepening low 1006 mb located at 74N 60W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 993 mb located at 71N 60W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday building ridge located from 80N 92W to
63N 92W.
By 0000 UTC Friday weakening ridge located over Ellesmere Island.

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