East Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light late this afternoon then increasing to northeast 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 20 overnight then backing to northwest 15 Tuesday morning. Wind backing to west 20 Tuesday evening.

Flurries this evening and Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon. Freezing spray Tuesday morning. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2018
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to south 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots.
Friday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 1 tenth new ice except 5 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6800N 6450W to 6925N
6150W to 7405N 6955W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth new ice except 5 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2018

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday quasi-stationary low located over Baffin Bay.

At 1200 UTC Monday high 1028 mb located at 71N 110W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday high 1035 mb located at 66N 96W.

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