West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 23 October 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 15 knots early Tuesday morning except northwest 35 near the coast of Baffin Island. Wind becoming northwest 35 Tuesday evening.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 3 falling to minus 8 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 23 October 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 23 October 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the morning and to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots backing to northwest 25.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths of grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice except 9 tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of multi-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6600N 6155W to 6605N
6115W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 6955N 6630W to 7025N 6425W to
7220N 6400W then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice except 9
tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of multi-year ice in the
northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 23 October 2017

'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.

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