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East Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 November 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 late this morning then diminishing to northwest 15 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending early this morning. Flurries Wednesday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge severe freezing spray ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 9.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 November 2019
Thursday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots in the afternoon and to northwest 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6215N 6555W to
6215N 6405W to 6650N 6005W to 6830N 6525W to 7005N 6610W to 7125N
6515W to 7200N 6715W to 7230N 6420W then northeastward. Sea ice
northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 November 2019

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 MST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 998 mb located over Banks Island.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 1001 mb low located over
southeastern King William Island.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday low located over southern Baffin Bay.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low located over northern Baffin Bay.

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