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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 October 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 30 this morning then diminishing to southeast 20 late overnight. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday morning then diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of snow beginning early this morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 October 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 October 2019
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light increasing to west 25 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 6 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice near the northwestern coast of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7230N 7535W to 7335N
7335W to 7440N 7645W to 7525N 7335W then northeast. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 6
tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice near the
northwestern coast of Bylot Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 Tonight and Monday At 0000 UTC Monday trough from low located on a line north-south
over Somerset Island.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 996 mb located near King William Island.

At 0000 UTC Monday ridge from high located over Ellesmere Island
to Amundsen Gulf.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge from high located from Ellesmere Island
to Banks Island.

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