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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 02 October 2022

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northeast 15 knots backing to north 20 Monday morning then increasing to north 25 Monday evening.

Scattered flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning Monday evening.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 02 October 2022
Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Monday morning and to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 02 October 2022
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 in the afternoon and to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots veering to north 20.
Thursday Wind north 15 knots backing to west 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 October 2022 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 8 tenths multi-year ice in the extreme northwestern section and in the extreme southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 October 2022 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7236N 8032W to
7227N 7915W to Bylot Island near 7247N 7900W. Sea ice northwest of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7256N 7603W to
7330N 7445W to 7400N 7600W to near 7458N 7306W then eastwards. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths multi-year ice in the extreme
northwestern section and in the extreme southwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 02 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 2 October 2022 Tonight and Monday At 0000 UTC Monday departing low 980 mb located at 67N 99W.

By 0000 UTC Tuesday building high 1026 mb located at 72N 132W.

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