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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 October 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 early this morning and to southwest 15 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light Thursday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 16 October 2019
Friday Wind light becoming north 15 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7240N 7810W to
Bylot Island near 7250N 7840W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7340N 7850W to
7410N 7925W to 7605N 7415W then northeast. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 16 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday weakening low 1002 mb located at 82N 101W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday dissipating low 1007 mb located at 80N 83W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 73N 126W to 71N 72W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 64N 84W to 80N 88W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary low 1007 mb located near
Baffin Island.

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