West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 28 September 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northeast 15 late Thursday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 20 Thursday evening.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 28 September 2016
Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 after midnight then building to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 28 September 2016
Friday Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to north 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 September 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 1 tenth of old ice northwest of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 September 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 7440N 7710W to 7550N 7705W to 7605N
7405W to Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 28 September 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 991 mb low located from 68N 99W
to 74N 114W.
By 0000 UTC Friday trough from 998 mb low located from 68N 80W to
68N 118W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday dissipating ridge located from 78N 84W to
66N 71W.

At 1800 UTC Wednesday departing low 1003 mb located at 72N 60W.

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