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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 05 October 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 after midnight. Wind north 20 Thursday.

Scattered flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray becoming moderate after midnight.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 05 October 2022
Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 after midnight and to 2 late Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 05 October 2022
Friday Wind north 15 knots backing to northwest 20 in the morning then diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 October 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 5 October 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7241N 8023W to
Bylot Island near 7245N 7935W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7256N 7603W to
7320N 7345W to near 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)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 05 October 2022

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 05 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 5 October 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary low 994 mb located at 76N 67W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 1008 mb low located from 78N 131W
to 67N 131W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 999 mb located at 67N 95W.

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