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East Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EST 11 November 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots tonight. Wind northwesterly 20 to 25 Tuesday.

Flurries ending Tuesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge severe freezing spray becoming moderate this evening then becoming severe Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 9.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EST 11 November 2019
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this evening then building to 2 to 3 early Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EST 11 November 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the morning and to light late in the day.
Thursday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6215N
6555W to 6215N 6405W to 6650N 6005W to 6805N 6405W to Cumberland
Peninsula near 6800N 6450W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6915N 6640W to
7125N 6515W to 7205N 6745W to 7245N 6450W then northeastward. Sea
ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EST 11 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 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday low 1001 mb located at 73N 120W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday trough from 1000 mb low located from 73N 115W
to 67N 96W.

At 1200 UTC Monday weakening ridge located over Boothia Peninsula
extending northward.

At 1200 UTC Monday quasi-stationary trough located over eastern
Baffin Bay.

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