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East Baffin - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 35 near noon and to southeast 35 to 40 early this evening. Wind diminishing to south 25 to 30 late overnight and to southeast 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain or snow ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near plus 1.


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this morning and to 4 late this morning. Seas building to 6 late this afternoon then subsiding to 4 after midnight and to 3 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2020
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7135N 7210W to 7345N
7455W to 7535N 7345W then eastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Baffin - southern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 October 2020

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 19 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday dissipating trough from 1010 mb low located
from 69N 94W to 75N 127W.

At 1200 UTC Monday low 987 mb located over Baffin Bay.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 991 mb located at 70N 82W.

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