West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 30 September 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 early this evening and to northwest 35 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 30 September 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 2 late this evening and to 3 after midnight. Seas building to 4 late overnight and to 5 late Saturday morning then subsiding to 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 30 September 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon and to light late in the day.
Monday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 2 tenths of old ice north of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7305N 8035W to
Bylot Island near 7310N 8010W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7250N 7605W to
7250N 7335W to 7315N 7140W to 7420N 7610W to 7420N 7940W to
Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths of old ice north of Bylot Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 30 September 2016

'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 PM MDT 30 September 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday high 1032 mb located at 75N 127W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday high 1035 mb located at 71N 115W.

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