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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 October 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light becoming south 15 knots early this evening. Wind south 15 Tuesday.

Flurries beginning early this morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 October 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 October 2020
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light becoming north 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday 3 tenths new ice except 9 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice over the western section. 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice near Devon Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6920N 6645W to 7255N
6515W then eastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths new ice except 9 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice
over the western section. 9 tenths grey ice including a trace of
multi-year ice near Devon Island.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 26 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday low 996 mb located over Boothia Peninsula.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday weakening low 998 mb located over northwestern
Baffin Island.

At 1200 UTC Monday ridge from 1018 mb high located from 72N 134W
to 82N 124W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1018 mb high located from 66N
113W to 79N 89W.

At 1200 UTC Monday quasi-stationary trough located over Baffin Bay.

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