West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 July 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 25 after midnight then diminishing to west 15 to 20 late Sunday afternoon.

Chance of showers or flurries late this afternoon tonight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 July 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 July 2018
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind south 15 knots increasing to west 25.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6000N 6210W to 6200N 6135W to 6500N 5745W
then northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the southwestern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 21 July 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday weakening low 998 mb located at 78N 98W.
By 0000 UTC Monday dissipating low 1008 mb located at 77N 77W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Baffin Island.
By 0000 UTC Monday departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Baffin Island.

At 0000 UTC Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
Victoria Island.

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