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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 October 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20 near noon and to east 25 to 30 Monday morning.

Flurries overnight and Monday. Blowing snow beginning Monday morning and ending Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in blowing snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray this afternoon and early this evening. Freezing spray Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to zero Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 October 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this morning and to 2 to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 October 2019
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to west 20 knots.
Thursday Wind light increasing to east 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 6 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice near the northwestern coast of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7230N 7535W to 7335N
7335W to 7440N 7645W to 7525N 7335W then northeast. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 6
tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice near the
northwestern coast of Bylot Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 20 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday intensifying trough from low located on a line
north-south over King William Island.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 996 mb located near King William Island.

At 1200 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary high located over Ellesmere
Island to Amundsen Gulf.

At 1200 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary high located over Baffin Island.

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