East Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 September 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to north 10 to 15 knots this evening and to northwest 25 Sunday afternoon except northwest 35 over western sections.

A few flurries ending Sunday afternoon.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 September 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon except 3 to 4 over western sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 September 2017
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the morning and to light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to north 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Somerset Island near 7355N 9010W to
7400N 8940W to 7430N 9205W to Devon Island near 7440N 9140W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7430N 8515W to
Bylot Island near 7335N 8050W. Sea ice to the northeast of the ice
edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7330N 7710W to 7330N
7515W to 7435N 7630W to 7545N 7355W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 September 2017

'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 23 September 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday ridge located from 74N 154W to 63N 100W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located from 78N 100W to 60N 92W.

At 1200 UTC Saturday intensifying trough located west of Baffin Bay.
By 0000 UTC Monday quasi-stationary trough located west of
Baffin Bay.

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