West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 15 October 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 20 knots veering to northeast 20 early this morning then diminishing to northeast 15 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to west 20 to 25 Tuesday morning.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 15 October 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 15 October 2018
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots veering to north 15.
Friday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 3 tenths new ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice along the coasts. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6930N 6715W to 7230N
6505W to 7330N 6710W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths new ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of
multi-year ice along the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday building ridge located from 74N 155W to 68N 104W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 77N 137W to 66N 110W.

At 1200 UTC Monday quasi-stationary trough located near Resolute.

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