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East Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 November 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 20 knots increasing to north 25 early this morning then diminishing to north 15 late overnight. Wind veering to east 15 Wednesday morning then to south 15 Wednesday evening.

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

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this morning then subsiding to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 November 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots backing to south 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice in the northern section. 

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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

Bergy water except 5 tenths new ice in the northern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Baffin - southern 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 PM MST 11 November 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday low 999 mb located at 73N 110W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 1000 mb low located from 73N
115W to 67N 99W.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday weakening ridge located over Boothia Peninsula
extending northward.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located over eastern
Baffin Bay.

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