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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 October 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 30 late this morning and to west 20 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to light Thursday afternoon.

Scattered flurries this afternoon and this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Thursday morning.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 October 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 late this evening and to 2 Thursday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 October 2021
Friday Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots.
Sunday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7011N 6736W to 7029N
6729W to 7419N 7619W to 7536N 7346W then eastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 October 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 October 2021

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 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday weakening low 991 mb located at 87N 144W.
By 0000 UTC Friday dissipating low 1015 mb located at 86N 104W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 65N 97W to 72N 82W then
to 77N 140W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge from 1034 mb high located over 65N 90W
extending northeastward.

By 0000 UTC Friday building trough located from 71N 140W to 75N 90W.

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