East Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 05 August 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 25 early this morning then diminishing to west 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Thursday evening.

Rain beginning late this afternoon changing to chance of showers Thursday morning and afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 05 August 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 after midnight then building to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 05 August 2015
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 in the morning and to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots becoming northwest 15.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots veering to north 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 5 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6205N 6550W to
6215N 6230W to 6300N 6000W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7430N 7155W to 7415N 7225W to 7420N
7810W to 7630N 7450W then eastward. Sea ice west and south of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 5 August 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday dissipating low 1002 mb located at 57N 77W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 66N 57W to 65N 86W then
to 59N 97W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 63N 56W to 63N 79W then to
58N 94W.

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