West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 July 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots except southwest 15 near the coast. Wind becoming southwest 20 late this evening except southwest 35 near inlets. Wind diminishing to light Sunday morning except south 15 over southeastern sections near noon Sunday.

Chance of showers or flurries overnight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 July 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 21 July 2018
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to south 15.
Wednesday Wind light becoming north 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 of Baffin Island. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6000N 6210W to 6200N 6135W to 6500N 5745W
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 of Baffin Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 21 July 2018

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 AM MDT 21 July 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 0600 UTC Saturday weakening cold front from 992 mb low located
over Nares Strait extending southwestward.
By 0000 UTC Monday dissipating cold front from 1009 mb low located
over Baffin Bay extending southwestward.

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