East Davis - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 05 December 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to north 35 after midnight and to north 45 late Tuesday morning.

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

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray becoming severe this evening.

Temperatures near minus 10.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 05 December 2016
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres building to 3 late this evening and to 4 late overnight. Seas building to 5 late Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 05 December 2016
Wednesday Wind north 45 knots.
Thursday Wind north 40 knots diminishing to north 30.
Friday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in the western and northwestern sections. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of
grey-white ice in the western and northwestern sections.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Davis - southern half

Issued 5:00 PM EST 05 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

East Davis - southern half

Issued 5:00 PM EST 05 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 5 December 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday deepening trough located on a line north-south
over eastern Davis Strait.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Davis Strait.

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

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