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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 August 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 near noon then diminishing to south 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 30 Saturday afternoon.

Showers beginning late overnight and ending Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 August 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 August 2019
Sunday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 15 in the morning then becoming southeast 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6505N 6430W
to 6440N 6355W to 6440N 6255W to 6520N 6220W to Cumberland Peninsula
near 6530N 6320W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7340N 8305W to
7435N 8450W.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7535N 8010W to 7550N
7625W to 7625N 7355W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 August 2019

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 22 August 2019 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday intensifying low 982 mb located over Victoria
Island.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 971 mb located at 77N 105W.

At 0000 UTC Friday dissipating ridge located over Baffin Island.

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