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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 September 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25 near noon and to west 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light late overnight. Wind light Saturday.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 September 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 24 September 2021
Sunday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots in the morning.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 September 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 September 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7245N 7725W to
Bylot Island near 7252N 7717W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7346N 8036W to
7400N 8215W to 7421N 8830W to Devon Island near 7436N 8910W. Sea ice
south and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7523N 7930W to 7558N
7449W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest 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 24 September 2021

'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 24 September 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday low 1011 mb located at 73N 110W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday departing low located at 83N 62W.

At 1200 UTC Friday quasi-stationary high 1030 mb located at 69N 68W.

At 1200 UTC Friday trough located from 67N 126W to 72N 114W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough located from 69N 123W to 79N 99W.

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