Central Brevoort - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 06 December 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 40 knots.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge severe freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 15.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 06 December 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 06 December 2016
Thursday Wind north 35 knots.
Friday Wind north 35 knots increasing to north 40 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 40 knots increasing to north 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 8 tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6025N 6230W to 6340N 5755W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of
grey-white ice in the northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Central Brevoort - northern half

Issued 5:00 PM EST 06 December 2016

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Central Brevoort - northern half

Issued 5:00 PM EST 06 December 2016

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 4:45 PM EST 6 December 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday trough located on a line north-south over
eastern Davis Strait.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 994 mb located at 74N 62W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located over Baffin
Island.

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