West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 25 September 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 early this evening and to northwest 20 early Tuesday morning.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 25 September 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early this evening and to 2 to 3 early Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 25 September 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 1 tenth old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Borden Peninsula near 7335N 8115W to
Bylot Island near 7335N 8055W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7305N 7615W to
7320N 7435W to 7430N 7545W to 7545N 7355W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth old ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 25 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 25 September 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PM MDT 25 September 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday weakening low 995 mb located over Baffin Bay.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough located off Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge located over Somerset Island.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday departing ridge located over Baffin Island.

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