West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 04 August 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to southwest 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 20 late Wednesday morning then diminishing to southwest 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 20 Wednesday evening.

Rain beginning Wednesday morning. Fog patches dissipating this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 04 August 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind north 20 knots backing to northwest 25 in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 15 knots.
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 PM EDT 4 August 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 999 mb located at 56N 76W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1000 mb located at 54N 65W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located over Greenland to Repulse Bay.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located over Greenland to Rankin Inlet.

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