West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 October 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 15 knots tonight and Friday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 October 2018
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 18 October 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light increasing to north 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 8 tenths new ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice along the coasts. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6930N 6715W to 7230N
6505W to 7330N 6710W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths new ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of
multi-year ice along the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 18 October 2018

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 MDT 18 October 2018 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday quasi-stationary low located over Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Friday low 1001 mb located east of Boothia Peninsula.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 1004 mb located over Foxe Basin.

At 0000 UTC Friday dissipating ridge from 1010 mb high located
over Baffin Island.

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