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West Baffin - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 27 October 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light except northeast 20 knots near Devon Island this morning. Wind becoming southwest 15 after midnight then diminishing to light overnight. Wind light Wednesday.

Flurries ending Wednesday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 27 October 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 27 October 2020
Thursday Wind light becoming north 15 knots in the morning then diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light becoming north 15 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 October 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday 3 tenths new ice except 9 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice over the western section. 9 plus tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice near Devon Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 October 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Resolution Island near 6135N 6440W to 6645N
5850W to 6845N 6440W to 7400N 6930W then eastward. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths new ice except 9 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice
over the western section. 9 plus tenths grey ice including a trace
of multi-year ice near Devon Island.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 27 October 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 989 mb located at 70N 90W.
By 0600 UTC Wednesday dissipating low 999 mb located at 69N 90W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge from 1014 mb high located from 68N 122W
to 81N 73W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 65N 96W to 79N 86W.

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

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