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West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 29 September 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to north 15 knots late this morning and to north 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind backing to northwest 30 Friday morning.

Scattered flurries ending near noon Friday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Friday evening.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 29 September 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 near midnight and to 2 to 3 Friday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 near noon Friday and to 5 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 29 September 2022
Saturday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 September 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 September 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from near 7346N 10336W to 7414N 10312W to
7420N 9515W to Somerset Island near 7408N 9408W. Sea ice north of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7317N 8112W to
Bylot Island near 7318N 8049W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7339N 7802W to near
7542N 7352W 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 29 September 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 29 September 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday departing low 989 mb located at 67N 81W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday ridge located from 76N 140W to 67N 115W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 82N 66W to 67N 95W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday low 995 mb located at 74N 139W.

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