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West Baffin - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 July 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to southeast 15 late this evening. Wind southeast 15 Friday.

Fog banks dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 July 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this afternoon and to 1 late this evening. Seas building to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 July 2024
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots increasing to west 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 July 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 1 tenth old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 July 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6234N 6512W to
6200N 6509W then southeastward. Sea ice to the east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6200N 5948W to 6411N 5753W then
northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth old ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 18 July 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday deepening low 1001 mb located at 66N 122W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 997 mb located at 75N 102W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Baffin Island.
By 0000 UTC Saturday departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Davis Strait.

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