West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light increasing to north 15 knots early Tuesday afternoon and to north 20 Tuesday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 11 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2017
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice except 9 plus tenths of multi-year ice along Devon Island. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6800N 6500W to
7000N 6635W to 7110N 6935W to 7135N 6650W to 7235N 6435W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6430N 6505W to
6440N 6500W to 6520N 6655W to 6615N 6705W. Sea ice south of the ice
edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 6615N 6705W to 6615N 6645W to 6500N
6440W to 6450N 6330W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from 6450N 6330W to 6525N 6300W to 6535N
6200W to 6610N 6140W to 6625N 6110W to Baffin Island near 6635N
6115W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice except 9 plus
tenths of multi-year ice along Devon Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 16 October 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.

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