West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 20 early Monday afternoon except north 30 over northwestern sections.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2018
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 October 2018
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2018 Today Tonight and Monday 5 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice near the coasts. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6800N 6450W to 6925N
6150W to 7405N 6955W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths 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 5:30 PM EDT 21 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 21 October 2018 Tonight and Monday At 0000 UTC Monday quasi-stationary low located over Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Monday high 1024 mb located at 74N 122W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday high 1032 mb located at 71N 106W.

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