West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 July 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to south 20 late this afternoon then veering to west 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 35 Saturday morning then diminishing to west 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 20 Saturday evening.

Chance of showers early this morning. A few showers overnight and Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 July 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this morning then subsiding to 1 or less this evening. Seas building to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 July 2018
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.
Monday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 July 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 20 July 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5900N 6125W 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 1:59 PM EDT 20 July 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 20 July 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday departing ridge from high located over Boothia
Peninsula.

At 1200 UTC Friday approaching cold front located over Resolute
extending southwestward.

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