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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 October 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then becoming west 15 Saturday evening.

Flurries Saturday morning and Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray this evening. Freezing spray beginning Saturday evening.

Temperatures near minus 11.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 October 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 October 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to west 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice near Devon Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Resolution Island near 6135N 6440W to 6645N
5845W to 6845N 6445W to 7030N 6415W to 7330N 6700W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths
grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice near Devon Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday quasi-stationary low 997 mb located at 66N 77W.

At 1200 UTC Friday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Davis Strait.

At 0000 UTC Sunday approaching ridge located from 74N 120W to
65N 105W.

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