West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 September 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late this afternoon and to light after midnight.

Chance of flurries this morning and beginning Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 September 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 late this afternoon and to 2 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 September 2016
Friday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots in the afternoon and to northwest 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 30.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to north 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 September 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 27 September 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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
7250N 7335W to 7330N 7210W to 7440N 7710W to 7550N 7705W to 7605N
7405W 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 28 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 27 September 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 990 mb low located from 65N 113W
to 76N 124W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 990 mb low located from 65N 94W
to 75N 121W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 78N 97W to 72N 100W then
to 66N 89W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 79N 83W to 67N 69W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday departing low 999 mb located at 74N 70W.

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