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West Baffin - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 13 October 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 20 knots veering to south 15 to 20 after midnight then to west 20 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to west 30 Monday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Monday evening.

Temperatures near minus 1.


Issued 05:30 PM EDT 13 October 2019
Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 13 October 2019
Tuesday Wind west 30 knots increasing to west 35 in the morning then diminishing to west 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind light increasing to west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 13 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 13 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7230N 7825W to
Bylot Island near 7245N 7905W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7340N 7850W to
7510N 7745W to 7615N 7425W then northeast. Sea ice west of the ice

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 13 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 13 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday low 992 mb located at 70N 105W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 996 mb located at 76N 90W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday departing ridge from high located from 64N 76W
to 73N 78W.

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