West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 August 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southeast 20 knots veering to south 15 late this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to north 20 Wednesday evening.

A few showers beginning Wednesday afternoon. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 August 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 in the morning and to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except consolidated first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice near parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6205N 6550W to
6215N 6230W to 6300N 6000W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7430N 7155W to 7415N 7225W to 7420N
7810W to 7630N 7450W then eastward. Sea ice west and south of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except
consolidated first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice near parts
of the coasts.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 999 mb located at 55N 75W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1000 mb located at 54N 65W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over western Davis Strait.

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