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East Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 November 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 late this morning then diminishing to northwest 15 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending early this morning. Flurries Wednesday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge severe freezing spray ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 9.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 November 2019
Thursday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots in the afternoon and to northwest 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6215N
6555W to 6215N 6405W to 6650N 6005W to 6805N 6405W to Cumberland
Peninsula near 6800N 6450W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6915N 6640W to
7125N 6515W to 7205N 6745W to 7245N 6450W then northeastward. Sea
ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 November 2019

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 PM MST 11 November 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday low 999 mb located at 73N 110W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 1000 mb low located from 73N
115W to 67N 99W.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday weakening ridge located over Boothia Peninsula
extending northward.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located over eastern
Baffin Bay.

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