West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 July 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 30 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

A few showers and fog patches beginning near midnight and ending Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 July 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early Saturday morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 20 July 2018
Sunday Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 15 knots increasing to west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 July 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 July 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5900N 6125W to 6005N 6020W to 6120N 6135W to
6405N 5755W then northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the southwestern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 12:47 PM MDT 20 July 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1800 UTC Friday ridge from high located over northern Baffin
Island.

At 1800 UTC Friday cold front located from 74N 90W to 67N 101W.
By 1800 UTC Saturday dissipating cold front located over Baffin Bay.

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