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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 July 2024

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots after midnight then diminishing to light early Tuesday morning. Wind becoming north 15 Tuesday evening.

Showers overnight Tuesday morning and and flurries or showers Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 July 2024
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 22 July 2024
Wednesday Wind north 15 knots increasing to west 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 July 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special ice warning in effect. Bergy water except 3 tenths old ice in the northwestern section. Unusual presence of old ice in the northwestern section today and continuing Tuesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 July 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6400N 6438W to 6323N
6147W to 6338N 5757W then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Bergy water except 3 tenths old ice in the northwestern section.
Unusual presence of old ice in the northwestern section today and
continuing Tuesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 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 PM MDT 22 July 2024 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday deepening trough located from 80N 97W to
71N 99W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday deepening trough located from 75N 87W to
72N 64W then to 67N 69W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday approaching ridge from 1026 mb high located
west of Banks Island.

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