East Baffin - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 15 knots veering to northwest 20 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 overnight. Wind northwest 15 Friday.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray overnight.

Temperatures near minus 5.


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 in the morning.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15.
Monday Wind east 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6930N 6715W to 7230N
6505W to 7330N 6710W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary low located over Baffin Bay.

At 1200 UTC Thursday low 1001 mb located north of Boothia Peninsula.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 1004 mb located over Foxe Basin.

At 1200 UTC Thursday departing low 996 mb located at 67N 108W.

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