West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 27 September 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots early this morning then veering to northwest 20 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 early this evening and to northwest 35 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 Wednesday morning.

A few showers beginning early this morning changing to a few flurries late this afternoon and ending after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 27 September 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 late this morning and to 3 late this evening. Seas building to 4 overnight then subsiding to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 27 September 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Friday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 1 tenth of old ice north of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7320N 8110W to
Bylot Island near 7315N 8045W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7305N 7615W to
7305N 7310W to 7550N 7705W to 7610N 7410W to Greenland near 7700N
7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth of old ice north of Bylot Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 27 September 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 PM MDT 26 September 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday trough located from 82N 62W to 67N 90W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough located from 79N 63W to 74N 68W then
to 68N 85W.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge located from 82N 107W to 66N 105W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 80N 74W to 73N 99W then
to 66N 90W.

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