West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 03 September 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind light increasing to west 15 knots near noon Friday then veering to northwest 20 late Friday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Friday evening.

Chance of showers late this afternoon this evening and beginning Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 03 September 2015
Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre building to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 03 September 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the morning.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 September 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 September 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6240N
6645W to Hall Peninsula near 6300N 6615W sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6400N 6440W to
6350N 6200W to 6400N 6100W to Cumberland Peninsula near 6535N 6300W.
Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6620N 6125W
to 6700N 5930W to 6840N 5920W to 7000N 6455W to 7140N 6600W to
Baffin Island near 7135N 7200W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from 7355N 9610W to 7355N 9610W to 7430N
9300W to 7500N 9300W to Devon Island near 7615N 9430W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7640N
7500W then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EDT 3 September 2015 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 66N 90W to 62N 77W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday building ridge located from 66N 90W to 55N 77W.

At 0000 UTC Friday merging low 1010 mb located at 67N 70W.
At 0000 UTC Friday merging low 1006 mb located at 56N 90W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 1005 mb located at 61N 64W.

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