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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 06 October 2022

Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 20 early Friday morning.

Scattered flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 06 October 2022
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 06 October 2022
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 October 2022 Today Tonight and Friday 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 6 October 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7222N 7506W to 7320N
7345W to 7450N 7258W 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

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 06 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 6 October 2022 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday low 1002 mb located at 75N 68W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 1005 mb located at 73N 66W.

At 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 67N 116W to 76N 120W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 67N 94W to 72N 77W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching trough from 964 mb low located
from 80N 140W to 67N 106W.

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