West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 27 September 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 early this evening and to northwest 35 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 late Wednesday morning.

Periods of snow ending early Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 27 September 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre building to 3 after midnight and to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 early Wednesday afternoon and to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 27 September 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Friday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 September 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 1 tenth of old ice north of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 September 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7320N 8110W to
Bylot Island near 7315N 8045W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7305N 7615W to
7250N 7335W to 7330N 7210W to 7440N 7710W to 7550N 7705W to 7605N
7405W to Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth of old ice north of Bylot Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 27 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 27 September 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 990 mb low located from 65N 113W
to 76N 124W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 990 mb low located from 65N 94W
to 75N 121W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 78N 97W to 72N 100W then
to 66N 89W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 79N 83W to 67N 69W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday departing low 999 mb located at 74N 70W.

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