West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 July 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 15 knots except southwest 15 near inlets. Wind diminishing to light early Thursday morning then becoming west 15 Thursday evening.

Chance of showers overnight and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 July 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 July 2018
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 25 in the morning then diminishing to south 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to south 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots veering to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 July 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 6 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth old ice in the southeastern section. Consolidated first-year ice including 3 tenths of old ice along the coast south of Pond Inlet. 

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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

3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 6 tenths
first-year ice including 1 tenth old ice in the southeastern
section. Consolidated first-year ice including 3 tenths of old ice
along the coast south of Pond Inlet.

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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