West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 July 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots except southwest 15 near inlets tonight and Thursday morning. Wind becoming light Thursday morning then becoming west 15 Thursday evening.

Chance of showers Thursday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 July 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 July 2018
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 25 in the afternoon then diminishing to south 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to south 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots veering to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 July 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the southern section. Consolidated first-year ice including 1 tenth old ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 July 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5830N 6105W to 6005N 6020W to 6120N 6135W to
6405N 5755W 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 southern section. Consolidated first-year ice including 1
tenth old ice along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 18 July 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday departing trough from 1006 mb low located
over 70N 95W extending northward.

At 0000 UTC Thursday high 1021 mb located over Amundsen Gulf.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge from 1019 mb high located over 68N 98W
extending northeastward.

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