West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 October 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 20 to 25 after midnight. Wind northwest 25 Tuesday.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge moderate freezing spray beginning this evening becoming severe near noon Tuesday.

Temperatures near minus 9.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 October 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 October 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon then veering to north 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 6 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including a trace of multi-year ice near the coasts. 

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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

6 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including a
trace of multi-year ice near the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM 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 PM MDT 22 October 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary low located over northern
Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge located from 80N 110W to 63N 103W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 78N 108W to 63N 93W.

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