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West Baffin - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 July 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light except northeast 30 knots over northwestern sections. Wind becoming east 15 late this evening then diminishing to light Wednesday morning.

Showers ending Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 July 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 July 2024
Thursday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots becoming northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 July 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 1 tenth old ice in the extreme northwestern and southeastern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 July 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6234N 6512W to
6200N 6509W then southeastward. Sea ice to the east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6200N 6111W to 6514N 5745W then
northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth old ice in the extreme northwestern and
southeastern sections.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 16 July 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 999 mb located at 71N 78W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday dissipating low 1002 mb located at 61N 72W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge located over 79N 120W to 69N 100W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 76N 76W to 68N 99W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday trough from 998 mb low located from 75N 134W
to 68N 112W.
By 0900 UTC Wednesday dissipating trough from 998 mb low located
from 80N 122W to 68N 113W.

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