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East Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 October 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light late this morning then increasing to south 15 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind backing to southeast 20 to 25 late this evening then increasing to southeast 35 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon except south 30 over southeastern sections.

Flurries ending early this morning. Periods of snow overnight and Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 October 2019
Friday Wind south 15 to 20 knots veering to west 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots.
Sunday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7220N 7505W to 7350N
7230W to 7455N 7620W to 7610N 7420W then northeast. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Baffin - northern half

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 23 October 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 AM MDT 23 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday departing low 1006 mb located at 75N 102W.

At 0000 UTC Friday approaching trough from 991 mb low located from
76N 76W to 68N 75W.

At 0000 UTC Friday approaching ridge located from 71N 87W to
63N 92W.

At 0000 UTC Friday approaching trough from 992 mb low located from
65N 112W to 69N 98W.

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