East Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 06:10 AM EDT 21 July 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 this morning then backing to southwest 20 after midnight. Wind southwest 20 Sunday.

A few showers ending early this evening. Chance of showers beginning Sunday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Waves

Issued 06:11 AM EDT 21 July 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:13 AM EDT 21 July 2018
Monday Wind light increasing to north 20 knots in the morning.
Tuesday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to south 15.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 6 tenths first-year ice including 2 tenths of old ice in the southeastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6000N 6210W to 6200N 6135W to 6500N 5745W
then northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths first-year ice including 2 tenths of old
ice in the southeastern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 21 July 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 0600 UTC Saturday weakening cold front from 992 mb low located
over Nares Strait extending southwestward.
By 0000 UTC Monday dissipating cold front from 1009 mb low located
over Baffin Bay extending southwestward.

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