West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots today and tonight. Wind northwest 15 Friday.

Flurries ending Friday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning near midnight.

Temperatures near minus 10.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots backing to north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 3 tenths new ice 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 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

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

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

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary low located over Baffin Bay.

At 1200 UTC Thursday low 1001 mb located north of Boothia Peninsula.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 1004 mb located over Foxe Basin.

At 1200 UTC Thursday departing low 996 mb located at 67N 108W.

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