West Brevoort - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 07 December 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots early this evening and to east 20 after midnight. Wind backing to northeast 20 early Thursday morning except northeast 35 over western sections. Wind becoming northeast 25 Thursday evening.

Periods of light snow ending after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 12 falling to minus 17 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 07 December 2016
Tonight and Thursday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 knots backing to northwest 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice along the shore in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

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

9 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus tenths of grey ice including 3
tenths of grey-white ice along the shore in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West 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.

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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