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East Baffin

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 October 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then increasing to north 15 overnight. Wind increasing to north 20 near noon Thursday.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Thursday evening.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 October 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 early this morning then building to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 October 2020
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 1 tenth new ice in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Resolution Island near 6135N 6440W to 6645N
5845W to 6845N 6445W to 7030N 6300W to 7330N 6700W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth new ice in the extreme western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Baffin

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 28 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 AM MDT 28 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday dissipating low 1002 mb located at 70N 89W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 63N 106W to 75N 95W.
By 0000 UTC Friday departing ridge located from 64N 93W to 69N 88W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located over
Baffin Bay.

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