West Davis - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 24 August 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to north 20 knots late this morning and to north 30 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to north 20 Friday morning.

Fog patches dissipating early this morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 24 August 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 early this afternoon then subsiding to 1 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 24 August 2017
Saturday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth old ice in the extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6400N 6440W to
6320N 6045W to 6545N 5740W to 6715N 5800W to 6905N 6030W to 7105N
6545W to Baffin Island near 7105N 7040W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7245N 7735W to
Bylot Island near 7255N 7740W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7315N 7635W to 7345N
7550W to 7410N 8010W to Devon Island near 7430N 8145W. Sea ice
southwest of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7435N 8035W to
7420N 7940W to 7430N 7710W to 7540N 7625W to 7615N 7430W and then
northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 7 tenths
first-year ice including 1 tenth old ice in the extreme southwestern
section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 24 August 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday ridge located from 57N 92W to 69N 72W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 53N 82W to 69N 65W.

By 0000 UTC Friday quasi-stationary trough located over eastern
Davis Strait.

By 0000 UTC Saturday approaching low 998 mb located at 75N 97W.

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