West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 September 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots late Tuesday morning and to northwest 25 Tuesday afternoon. Wind veering to north 30 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning late this evening changing to periods of snow late Tuesday morning and ending Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 September 2016
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 Tuesday afternoon and to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 September 2016
Wednesday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to east 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 1 tenth of old ice north of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7320N 8110W to
Bylot Island near 7315N 8045W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7305N 7615W to
7305N 7310W to 7550N 7705W to 7610N 7410W to Greenland near 7700N
7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth of old ice north of Bylot Island.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 26 September 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday trough located from 82N 62W to 67N 90W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough located from 79N 63W to 74N 68W then
to 68N 85W.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge located from 82N 107W to 66N 105W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 80N 74W to 73N 99W then
to 66N 90W.

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