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West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 11:58 AM EDT 15 October 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots except west 35 near inlets. Wind becoming west 20 this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday morning.

Flurries this afternoon tonight and Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 12:00 PM EDT 15 October 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 early this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 15 October 2019
Thursday Wind light becoming east 15 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to north 25.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 October 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 October 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7230N 7825W to
Bylot Island near 7245N 7905W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7340N 7850W to
7410N 7925W to 7605N 7415W then northeast. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 11:58 AM EDT 15 October 2019

'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 15 October 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening low 995 mb located at 83N 122W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1005 mb located at 81N 95W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge located from Banks Island to Baffin
Island.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located over Somerset Island.

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