West Baffin - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 29 August 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots early this evening and to northwest 25 early Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 late Tuesday afternoon except northwest 25 over northwestern sections.


Issued 05:30 PM EDT 29 August 2016
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 29 August 2016
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6505N 6435W
to 6450N 6440W to 6425N 6315W to 6540N 6130W to Cumberland Peninsula
near 6600N 6200W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7350N 8700W to
Devon Island near 7430N 8730W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7545N 8300W to
Ellesmere Island near 7615N 8450W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Ellesmere Island near 7700N 7805W to
7700N 7645W to 7800N 7300W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 29 August 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday cold front located from 80N 88W to 74N 112W
then to 70N 124W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday cold front located from 73N 79W to 71N 94W
then to 67N 111W.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge from 1041 mb high located from 73N 120W
to 72N 107W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1036 mb high located from 73N
120W to 68N 99W.

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