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West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 October 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 Wednesday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 October 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 04 October 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the morning and to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 October 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 October 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7247N 8016W to
Bylot Island near 7251N 7957W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7256N 7603W to
7336N 7413W to 7406N 7528W to near 7456N 7305W then eastwards. 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 04 October 2022

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 AM MDT 4 October 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday departing low 978 mb located at 64N 73W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge from 1030 mb high located from 75N 135W
to 67N 116W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge from 1039 mb high located from 67N 99W
to 73N 95W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 993 mb located at 75N 64W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary low 994 mb located at 76N 66W.

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