East Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 October 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of snow. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 October 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre building to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 4 tenths of grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6620N 6710W to
6500N 6500W to 6440N 6315W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 7025N
6655W to 7050N 6515W to 7220N 6400W then northeastward. Sea ice west
and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths of grey ice including a trace of
multi-year ice in the northwestern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

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