West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 July 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind light except northwest 15 to 25 knots near the coast. Wind becoming northwest 15 near midnight then diminishing to light Friday afternoon except southeast 15 near the coast. Wind becoming southeast 15 Friday evening.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and tonight.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 July 2018
Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early Friday morning then subsiding to 1 or less Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 July 2018
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 in the morning then becoming south 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots backing to north 20 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 PM MDT 19 July 2018 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday ridge from 1022 mb high located over Victoria
Island.
By 0000 UTC Saturday departing ridge from high located near
Hudson Bay.

At 0000 UTC Friday trough located from 75N 110W to 67N 129W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday trough located from 73N 85W to 65N 98W.

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