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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 July 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 early this afternoon and to west 25 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 Monday morning and to light Monday afternoon.

Scattered showers today.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 July 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 July 2024
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to west 20 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2024 Today Tonight and Monday Special ice warning in effect. Bergy water except 1 tenth old ice in the extreme northwestern section.unusual presence of old ice in the northwestern section today and continuing Monday. Unusual presence of old ice in the northwestern section today and continuing Monday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6400N 6438W to 6323N
6147W to 6338N 5757W then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Bergy water except 1 tenth old ice in the extreme northwestern
section.unusual presence of old ice in the northwestern section
today and continuing Monday. Unusual presence of old ice in the
northwestern section today and continuing Monday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2024

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:41 AM MDT 21 July 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday trough from low located west of Ellesmere Island.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday trough from low located over Somerset Island.

At 1200 UTC Sunday ridge located over Banks Island.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge located over Baffin Island.

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