West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 September 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 late this morning then diminishing to northwest 30 Monday afternoon.

Chance of snow today and early this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray this afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 September 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this morning and to 3 to 5 late this afternoon. Seas building to 4 to 6 late this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 September 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Somerset Island near 7355N 9010W to
7400N 8940W to 7430N 9205W to Devon Island near 7440N 9140W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7430N 8515W to
Bylot Island near 7335N 8050W. Sea ice to the northeast of the ice
edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7330N 7710W to 7330N
7515W to 7435N 7630W to 7545N 7355W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 September 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:33 PM MDT 23 September 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located from 73N 105W to 60N 96W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located from 78N 101W to 60N 92W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday intensifying trough located west of Baffin Bay.
By 0000 UTC Monday deepening trough located west of Baffin Bay.

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