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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 02 October 2022

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind light increasing to north 15 knots after midnight and to north 20 Monday evening.

Flurries today and this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Monday evening.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 02 October 2022
Today Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 02 October 2022
Tuesday Wind north 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots veering to north 20.
Thursday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 October 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday 1 tenth multi-year ice except 9 plus tenths multi-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 October 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Prince of Wales Island near 7351N
9711W to Somerset Island near 7401N 9511W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7239N 8030W to
7227N 7915W to Bylot Island near 7247N 7900W. Sea ice northwest of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7315N 7637W to 7345N
7445W to 7415N 7545W to near 7501N 7309W then eastwards. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth multi-year ice except 9 plus tenths multi-year ice in the
extreme northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 08:23 AM EDT 02 October 2022

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 AM MDT 2 October 2022 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday dissipating low 998 mb located at 73N 99W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday low 986 mb located at 66N 113W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 978 mb located at 65N 77W.

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