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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 30 September 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots except southeast 35 near the mouth of Lancaster Sound late this afternoon and tonight.

Scattered flurries with a risk of freezing drizzle.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 30 September 2023
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 near the mouth of Lancaster Sound tonight and Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 30 September 2023
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 September 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7410N 11708W to
7342N 11346W to Stefansson Island near 7341N 10626W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince of Wales Island island near
7354N 9950W to 7418N 9714W Cornwallis Island near 7452N 9600W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Cornwallis Island near 7533N 9414W to
Devon Island near 7615N 9347W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7426N 8656W to
7356N 8006W to 7514N 7505W to 7513N 7321W then eastwards. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 30 September 2023

'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 6:30 PM MDT 30 September 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 990 mb low located from 67N 83W to
72N 92W.
By 0000 UTC Monday weakening trough from 998 mb low located from
67N 80W to 74N 93W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located from 69N 120W to 79N 69W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located from 67N 105W to 71N 110W then
to 80N 70W.

By 0000 UTC Monday approaching trough from low located from 83N
140W to 80N 122W then to 73N 133W.

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