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West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots late this evening and to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday morning.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures minus 7 falling to minus 12 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 October 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 October 2020
Monday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 40 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday 6 tenths new ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Resolution Island near 6135N 6440W to 6645N
5845W to 6845N 6445W to 7030N 6415W to 7330N 6700W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths new ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 31 October 2020

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 PM MDT 30 October 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 69N 124W to 81N 114W.
By 1200 UTC Sunday ridge located from 68N 104W to 77N 104W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary low 995 mb located at 66N 78W.

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