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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 July 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to north 15 late this evening. Wind increasing to north 20 Wednesday morning then backing to northwest 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 25 Wednesday evening.

Showers ending near noon. Showers beginning early this evening and becoming flurries or showers this evening and ending Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 July 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 July 2024
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots veering to north 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 July 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. Bergy water except 2 tenths old ice in the northwestern section. Unusual presence of old ice in the northwestern section today and continuing Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 July 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6346N 6425W to 6326N
6148W to 6336N 5828W to 6421N 5752W then northward. Sea ice
northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Bergy water except 2 tenths old ice in the northwestern section.
Unusual presence of old ice in the northwestern section today and
continuing Wednesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 July 2024

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 23 July 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday departing trough located from 73N 78W to
65N 97W.

By 0000 UTC Thursday approaching high 1022 mb located at 63N 102W.

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