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West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 October 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 early this evening and to light near midnight. Wind becoming south 15 Monday evening.

Scattered flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 October 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this afternoon and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 October 2021
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7011N 6736W to 7029N
6729W to 7419N 7619W to 7524N 7333W then eastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 October 2021

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 23 October 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 981 mb low located from 73N 139W
to 69N 80W.
By 0000 UTC Monday trough from 985 mb low located from 78N 136W
to 70N 81W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary trough located over eastern
Baffin Bay.

By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located over Amundsen Gulf to Alaska.

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