Central Brevoort - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 20 December 2014

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind north 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 early this afternoon then backing to west 15 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light late this evening then becoming north 15 Sunday afternoon.

A few flurries ending early this afternoon. Periods of light snow tonight and Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Severe freezing spray becoming moderate this afternoon and ending this evening. Moderate freezing spray Sunday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to minus 5 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EST 20 December 2014
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 late this morning and to 2 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 20 December 2014
Monday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Tuesday Wind light becoming west 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 7 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice in the western section. 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5900W to 6110N 6020W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice in the western section. 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Central Brevoort - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM EST 20 December 2014

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 AM EST 20 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Baffin Island.

At 1200 UTC Saturday dissipating low 1008 mb located at 62N 81W.

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