Central Brevoort - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 07 December 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 30 late Thursday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge severe freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 14.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 07 December 2016
Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind north 30 knots.
Saturday Wind north 25 knots increasing to north 40.
Sunday Wind north 40 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6010N 6220W to 6340N 5755W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 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 07 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 07 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 7 December 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Baffin Island.
By 0000 UTC Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Ungava Bay.

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

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