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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 October 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light increasing to northeast 10 to 15 knots after midnight and to northeast 15 to 20 near noon Sunday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray Sunday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 October 2019
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 19 October 2019
Monday Wind east 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 25 to 30 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 4 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice along the northwestern coast of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7230N 7535W to 7325N
7405W to 7410N 7735W to 7540N 7355W then northeast. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 4
tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice along the
northwestern coast of Bylot Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday intensifying trough from low located on a line
north-south over King William Island.
By 0000 UTC Monday trough from low located on a line north-south
over Boothia Peninsula.

At 0000 UTC Sunday intensifying high 1025 mb located over Ellesmere
Island to Amundsen Gulf.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge from 1032 mb high located from Ellesmere
Island to Banks Island then to Coronation Gulf.

At 0000 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary high located over Baffin Island.

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