West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 July 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to west 15 knots this evening and to west 25 Friday morning.

Chance of showers today and tonight.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 July 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 July 2018
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon then backing to south 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots veering to west 20.
Monday Wind light increasing to north 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 July 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 18 July 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5830N 6105W 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 6:30 PM MDT 18 July 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday departing trough from 1006 mb low located
over 70N 95W extending northward.

At 0000 UTC Thursday high 1021 mb located over Amundsen Gulf.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge from 1018 mb high located over 68N 99W
extending northeastward.

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