East Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southeast 15 knots veering to south 20 early this afternoon then backing to southeast 15 Tuesday morning. Wind veering to southwest 15 near noon Tuesday then increasing to north 25 Tuesday evening.

Showers beginning this afternoon changing to a few flurries Tuesday afternoon. Fog patches forming Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 this evening then subsiding to 1 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2016
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots increasing to north 30 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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
7305N 7310W to 7550N 7705W to 7610N 7410W to Greenland near 7700N
7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday trough from 1002 mb low located from 78N 90W
to 68N 95W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 998 mb low located from 75N 65W
to 70N 90W.

At 1200 UTC Monday ridge located from 67N 110W to 80N 124W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 68N 90W to 75N 100W then
to 80N 55W.

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