West Baffin - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 02 September 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light late this evening.

Chance of showers or flurries late this afternoon tonight and Thursday.


Issued 05:30 PM EDT 02 September 2015
Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 02 September 2015
Friday Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 25 in the morning then diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 September 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 September 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

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
6350N 6200W to 6400N 6100W to Cumberland Peninsula near 6535N 6300W.
Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6620N 6125W
to 6700N 5930W to 6840N 5920W to 7000N 6455W to 7140N 6600W to
Baffin Island near 7135N 7200W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from 7355N 9610W to 7415N 9425W to 7500N
9230W to 7540N 9400W to 7540N 9700W to Devon Island near 7625N
9600W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7640N
7500W then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 3 September 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday low 995 mb located at 56N 51W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 1002 mb located at 65N 53W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday departing ridge located from 71N 59W to 66N
63W then to 50N 79W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday merging low 1014 mb located at 69N 77W.
At 1200 UTC Thursday low 1006 mb located at 56N 94W.
By 0600 UTC Saturday low 1004 mb located at 59N 63W.

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