West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 July 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to west 15 knots this evening and to west 25 Friday morning.

Chance of showers today and tonight.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 July 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 19 July 2018
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon then backing to south 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 knots veering to west 20.
Monday Wind light increasing to north 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 July 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 6 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth old ice in the southeastern section. Consolidated first-year ice including 3 tenths of old ice along the coast south of Pond Inlet. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 July 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

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

3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 6 tenths
first-year ice including 1 tenth old ice in the southeastern
section. Consolidated first-year ice including 3 tenths of old ice
along the coast south of Pond Inlet.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 19 July 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday departing trough located from 75N 66W to
68N 89W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday ridge from 1022 mb high located over Victoria
Island.
By 0000 UTC Saturday departing ridge from high located near
Hudson Bay.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching trough located over Boothia
Peninsula.

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