East Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 20 knots backing to southwest 15 after midnight then diminishing to light late Wednesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending after midnight.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots veering to northwest 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind west 15 knots veering to northwest 20.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM 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 0000 UTC Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday deepening low 1002 mb located near Ellef
Ringnes Island.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 999 mb located near Somerset Island.

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