West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 October 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 15 knots backing to northwest 20 overnight. Wind northwest 20 Wednesday.

Chance of flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 12 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 October 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 17 October 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6800N 6500W to
7000N 6635W to 7110N 6935W to 7135N 6650W to 7235N 6435W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6430N 6505W to
6440N 6500W to 6520N 6655W to 6615N 6705W. Sea ice south of the ice
edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 6615N 6705W to 6615N 6645W to 6500N
6440W to 6450N 6330W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from 6450N 6330W to 6525N 6300W to 6535N
6200W to 6610N 6140W to 6625N 6110W to Baffin Island near 6635N
6115W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of new 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 17 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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