West Baffin

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 September 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 early this morning and to northwest 30 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday evening.

Chance of showers.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 September 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 2 late this morning and to 3 late this evening. Seas building to 4 Saturday morning then subsiding to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 September 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 25 knots increasing to west 30.
Tuesday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6240N
6645W to Hall Peninsula near 6300N 6615W sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6400N 6440W to
6315N 6340W to 6400N 6130W to Cumberland Peninsula near 6515N 6320W.
Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6620N 6125W
to 6700N 5930W to 6840N 5930W to 7000N 6500W to 7130N 6600W to
Baffin Island near 7130N 7140W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from 7355N 9610W to 7355N 9610W to 7430N
9300W to 7500N 9300W to Devon Island near 7615N 9430W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7440N 8015W to 7440N
7800W to 7640N 7500W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday ridge located from 68N 101W to 60N 77W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday building ridge located from 70N 99W to 50N 61W.

At 1200 UTC Friday merging low 1008 mb located at 67N 71W.
At 1200 UTC Friday merging low 1007 mb located at 57N 89W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 992 mb located at 55N 53W.

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