West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 October 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind northwest 15 to 20 Sunday.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray ending Sunday evening.

Temperatures near minus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 October 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 October 2018
Monday Wind light increasing to northwest 30 knots in the afternoon and to northwest 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to north 30.
Wednesday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday 4 tenths new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice near the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6910N 6640W to 7005N
6500W to 7340N 6910W to 7445N 7250W then northeastward. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice except 9 tenths grey
ice including a trace of multi-year ice near the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 20 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 19 October 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday dissipating low located over Foxe Basin.

At 0000 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary low located over Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Victoria Island.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
Somerset Island.

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