West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots late this morning and to southeast 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 after midnight then becoming light Monday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 20 Monday afternoon then veering to east 15 Monday evening.

Snow beginning late this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 13 rising to minus 3 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2017
Tuesday Wind light increasing to north 25 knots in the afternoon then diminishing to north 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of multi-year ice except ice covered in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6620N 6710W to 6500N
6500W to 6440N 6315W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 6955N 6630W to
7025N 6425W to 7220N 6400W then northeastward. Sea ice west and
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of multi-year ice except ice
covered in the western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

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