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 1 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 1 tenth of multi-year ice north of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7245N 7645W to 7250N
7335W to 7315N 7140W to 7420N 7610W to 7420N 7940W to 7500N 7655W to
Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth of multi-year 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 AM MDT 1 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday high 1032 mb located at 75N 118W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge from 1035 mb high located from 67N 95W
to 75N 130W.

By 1200 UTC Sunday intensifying low mb located at 73N 105W.

At 1200 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary low 1001 mb located at
73N 60W.

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