West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 15 knots tonight and Wednesday.

Periods of snow beginning Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 early Wednesday afternoon then building to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind north 15 knots backing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 3 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 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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

3 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 16 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 AM MDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday deepening low 1002 mb located near Ellef
Ringnes Island.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 999 mb located near Somerset Island.

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