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West Baffin - southern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 July 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late this morning then becoming southeast 15 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning then increasing to north 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind backing to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Showers Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 July 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 July 2024
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 15 in the morning then backing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2024 Today Tonight and Monday Special ice warning in effect. 1 tenth old ice except 3 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth old ice in the southern section. Consolidated first-year ice including 3 tenths old ice along the coasts. Unusual presence of old ice in the northwestern section today and continuing Monday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6400N 6438W to 6323N
6147W to 6338N 5757W then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

1 tenth old ice except 3 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth old
ice in the southern section. Consolidated first-year ice including 3
tenths old ice along the coasts. Unusual presence of old ice in the
northwestern section today and continuing Monday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

West Baffin - southern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2024

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 21 July 2024 Tonight and Monday At 0000 UTC Monday trough from low located west of Prince Patrick
Island.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday trough from low located over Somerset Island.

At 0000 UTC Monday ridge located over Victoria Island.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge located over Foxe Basin.

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