West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 15 October 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 20 to 25 knots diminishing to north 15 near midnight and to light early Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of snow ending near midnight. Periods of snow beginning Tuesday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 15 October 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 3 late this evening then subsiding to 2 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 15 October 2018
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.
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 6 tenths new ice except 7 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in western section. 

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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

6 tenths new ice except 7 tenths grey ice including a trace of
multi-year ice in western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 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 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over Baffin Bay.

By 0000 UTC Thursday low 999 mb located near Eureka.

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