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West Baffin - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 October 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light late this morning except north 15 over eastern sections. Wind becoming south 15 early this evening then increasing to south 15 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind becoming south 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Flurries overnight and Tuesday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 5.


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 October 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 October 2020
Wednesday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light becoming north 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 October 2020 Today Tonight and Monday 4 tenths new ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 October 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6920N 6645W to 7255N
6515W then eastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths new ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 25 October 2020 Tonight and Monday At 0000 UTC Monday deepening low 996 mb located over Victoria
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 991 mb located over northwestern Baffin

At 0000 UTC Monday quasi-stationary trough located over Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Monday approaching ridge located from 68N 118W to
81N 84W.

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