West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light tonight and Wednesday.

Periods of snow beginning Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light increasing to northwest 25 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 8 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6930N 6715W to 7230N
6505W to 7330N 6710W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year
ice in western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday deepening low 1002 mb located near Ellef
Ringnes Island.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 999 mb located near Somerset Island.

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