West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late this morning then backing to west 30 Sunday evening.

Chance of flurries beginning late this evening changing to snow near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 October 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 October 2016
Monday Wind west 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 2 tenths of old ice north of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7305N 8035W to
Bylot Island near 7310N 8010W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7250N 7605W to
7250N 7335W to 7315N 7140W to 7420N 7610W to 7420N 7940W to
Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths of old ice north of Bylot Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 01 October 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 30 September 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday high 1032 mb located at 75N 127W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday high 1035 mb located at 71N 115W.

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