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West Baffin - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 October 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light late this morning except north 15 over eastern sections. Wind becoming south 15 early this evening then increasing to south 15 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind becoming south 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Flurries overnight and Tuesday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 October 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 October 2020
Wednesday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light becoming north 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 October 2020 Today Tonight and Monday 4 tenths new ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 October 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6920N 6645W to 7255N
6515W then eastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths new ice.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 26 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday low 996 mb located over Boothia Peninsula.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday weakening low 998 mb located over northwestern
Baffin Island.

At 1200 UTC Monday ridge from 1018 mb high located from 72N 134W
to 82N 124W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1018 mb high located from 66N
113W to 79N 89W.

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

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