East Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 October 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots late overnight then becoming light late Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to west 20 Tuesday evening.

Flurries beginning near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 October 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 1 tenth new ice except 5 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

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

1 tenth new ice except 5 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Baffin - northern 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 PM MDT 22 October 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary low located over northern
Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge located from 80N 110W to 63N 103W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 78N 108W to 63N 93W.

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