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West Baffin - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to west 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to west 15 to 20 overnight then diminishing to west 10 to 15 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.

Periods of snow ending overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 18 October 2019
Sunday Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots in the morning.
Monday Wind east 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to southeast 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 2 tenths new ice including a trace of multi-year ice along the northwestern coast of Bylot Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7230N 7535W to 7325N
7405W to 7410N 7735W to 7540N 7355W then northeast. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 2
tenths new ice including a trace of multi-year ice along the
northwestern coast of Bylot Island.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday departing low 1005 mb located east of Baffin
Island.

At 1200 UTC Friday ridge from 1021 mb high located from 77N 94W
to 67N 85W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located over Prince Patrick Island
extending northeastward.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching trough from low located from 67N
105W to 70N 94W.

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