West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 October 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 20 to 25 after midnight. Wind northwest 25 Tuesday.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge moderate freezing spray beginning after midnight except severe Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures near minus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 October 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 October 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20 in the morning then veering to north 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 6 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including a trace of multi-year ice near the coasts. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6800N 6450W to 6925N
6150W to 7405N 6955W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including a
trace of multi-year ice near the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 22 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 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday quasi-stationary low located over Baffin Bay.

At 1200 UTC Monday high 1028 mb located at 71N 110W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday high 1035 mb located at 66N 96W.

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