West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots this morning and to northwest 25 early this afternoon. Wind northwest 25 tonight and Thursday.

Chance of flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning this morning.

Temperatures near minus 11.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the morning.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind light increasing to south 25 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 5 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6620N 6710W to
6500N 6500W to 6440N 6315W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 7025N
6655W to 7050N 6515W to 7220N 6400W then northeastward. Sea ice west
and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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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