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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 29 September 2022

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 20 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 early Friday morning then diminishing to northwest 30 Friday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning after midnight and ending Friday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 29 September 2022
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 after midnight and to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 29 September 2022
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light increasing to north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 September 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 2 tenths old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 September 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from near 7346N 10336W to 7414N 10312W to
7409N 9714W to Somerset Island near 7401N 9511W. Sea ice north of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7317N 8112W to
Bylot Island near 7318N 8049W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7331N 7720W to 7505N
7606W to near 7541N 7351W then eastwards. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths old ice in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 29 September 2022

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 29 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 29 September 2022 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 77N 140W to 67N 107W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 67N 94W to 80N 91W then
to 82N 68W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching low 997 mb located at 73N 140W.

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