West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 July 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots except southwest 15 near inlets Wednesday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 July 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 17 July 2018
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming west 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 30.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots backing to south 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 July 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 6 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth old ice in the southeastern section. Consolidated first-year ice including a trace of old ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 July 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5830N 6105W to 6005N 6020W to 6120N 6135W to
6405N 5755W then northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 6 tenths
first-year ice including 1 tenth old ice in the southeastern
section. Consolidated first-year ice including a trace of old ice
along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 17 July 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 1800 UTC Tuesday trough from 999 mb low located over 71N 106W
extending northward.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 1009 mb low located over 68N 93W
extending northward.

At 0000 UTC Thursday approaching high 1021 mb located over
Amundsen Gulf.

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