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West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots backing to northwest 20 this evening then increasing to northwest 30 Saturday morning.

Scattered flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray beginning this evening becoming severe Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this morning then building to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 October 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots increasing to northwest 40 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7011N 6736W to 7029N
6729W to 7419N 7619W to 7536N 7346W then eastward. 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 22 October 2021

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 22 October 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday quasi-stationary trough located from 70N 140W
to 72N 74W.

At 1200 UTC Friday quasi-stationary trough located over eastern
Baffin Bay.

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