West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 September 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late this afternoon and to light after midnight.

Chance of flurries this morning and beginning Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 September 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 late this afternoon and to 2 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 September 2016
Friday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots in the afternoon and to northwest 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 30.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to north 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 September 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 1 tenth of old ice northwest of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 September 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 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 northwest of Bylot Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 08:24 AM EDT 28 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 AM MDT 28 September 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday trough from 990 mb low located from 68N 108W
to 75N 114W.
By 0000 UTC Friday trough from 998 mb low located from 68N 84W to
72N 118W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday dissipating ridge located from 78N 84W to
66N 82W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday departing low 999 mb located at 72N 63W.

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