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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 06 October 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind north 25 knots today tonight and Friday.

Scattered flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 06 October 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 2 metres building to 3 late this afternoon then subsiding to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 06 October 2022
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15 in the morning then to south 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 October 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 4 tenths multi-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 October 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7241N 8023W to
Bylot Island near 7245N 7935W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7256N 7603W to
7320N 7345W to near 7450N 7258W then eastwards. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths multi-year ice in the northwestern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 06 October 2022

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.

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 06 October 2022
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 5 October 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary low 994 mb located at 76N 67W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 1008 mb low located from 78N 131W
to 67N 131W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 999 mb located at 67N 95W.

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