West Baffin - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 September 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late overnight and to light late Wednesday morning. Wind becoming south 15 Wednesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 1.


Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 September 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 early Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 26 September 2017
Thursday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 15 knots backing to east 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 15 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Borden Peninsula near 7335N 8115W to
Bylot Island near 7335N 8055W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7300N 7615W to
7310N 7400W to 7430N 7545W to 7545N 7355W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening low 1007 mb located at 75N 72W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 998 mb located at 75N 63W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge located from 76N 87W to 67N 85W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday departing ridge located from 73N 80W to
67N 70W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday building trough located from 82N 140W to
67N 107W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough located from 81N 128W to 67N 79W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday approaching high 1022 mb located over
northern Alaska.

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