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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 September 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 to 35 knots becoming west 30 Friday morning then diminishing to west 20 Friday afternoon. Wind becoming west 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 September 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 September 2021
Saturday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 September 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7236N 7821W to
Bylot Island near 7247N 7857W. Sea ice south and west of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7346N 8036W to
7350N 8117W to 7415N 8834W to Devon Island near 7437N 8908W. Sea ice
south and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7523N 7930W to 7617N
7433W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 September 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 6:40 AM MDT 23 September 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday trough located from 85N 105W to 68N 111W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 1010 mb located at 77N 99W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary ridge from 1022 mb high
located from 65N 85W to 78N 79W.

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