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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 05 October 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind north 20 knots increasing to north 30 late this morning then diminishing to north 20 late this afternoon except north 30 over eastern sections tonight. Wind diminishing to north 15 Thursday morning.

Scattered flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray ending near noon Thursday except severe early this afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 05 October 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon becoming 2 late this afternoon except 4 over eastern sections tonight. Seas subsiding to 1 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 05 October 2022
Friday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 October 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 4 tenths multi-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 October 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7247N 8016W to
Bylot Island near 7251N 7957W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7256N 7603W to
7336N 7413W to 7406N 7528W to near 7456N 7305W then eastwards. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths multi-year ice in the northwestern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 05 October 2022

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.

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 05 October 2022
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 4 October 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday quasi-stationary low 994 mb located at
75N 62W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday approaching trough from low located from 78N
140W to 67N 133W.

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