West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to south 15 late Sunday morning. Wind increasing to south 20 early Sunday afternoon then backing to southeast 25 late Sunday afternoon.

Chance of flurries changing to snow near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending after midnight.

Low tonight minus 14. High Sunday minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017
Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2017
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to east 15 in the morning and to light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to west 20 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 7 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice except 9 tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of multi-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6620N 6710W to 6500N
6500W to 6440N 6315W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 6955N 6630W to
7025N 6425W to 7220N 6400W then northeastward. Sea ice west and
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth multi-year ice except 9
tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of multi-year ice in the
northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 21 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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