East Baffin - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 October 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15 early Saturday morning then backing to west 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures near minus 5.


Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 October 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 late Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 October 2018
Sunday Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Monday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to north 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6910N 6640W to 7005N
6500W to 7340N 6910W to 7445N 7250W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 19 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 19 October 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday dissipating low located over Foxe Basin.

At 0000 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary low located over Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Victoria Island.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
Somerset Island.

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