West Brevoort - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 40 knots veering to east 45 late Tuesday afternoon.

Snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray becoming moderate this evening and ending near midnight.

Low tonight minus 7. High Tuesday plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 3 metres building to 4 early this evening and to 6 early Tuesday morning. Seas building to 6 to 8 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 40 knots with gusts to 45 ending in the morning. Wind diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light increasing to east 30 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths new ice except 9 plus tenths of grey ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6110N 6310W to 6315N 5755W then
northeastwards. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths new ice except 9 plus tenths of grey ice in the
northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Brevoort - northern half

Issued 5:00 PM EST 20 November 2017

'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

West Brevoort - northern half

Issued 5:00 PM EST 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday weakening ridge located over eastern Baffin
Island.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday low 980 mb located near Puvirnituq.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday weakening low 983 mb located over northern
Hudson Bay.

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