Central Brevoort - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 18 December 2014

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to north 45 early this afternoon then diminishing to north 35 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to north 30 late this evening and to north 20 Friday morning. Wind increasing to north 30 Friday afternoon.

Periods of snow beginning late this morning and ending Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge moderate freezing spray becoming severe this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 10 falling to minus 16 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EST 18 December 2014
Today Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 early this afternoon becoming 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 18 December 2014
Saturday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the morning and to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind light increasing to west 20 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 8 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5850N 6120W to 6000N 6000W to 6330N 5755W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 8 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in the northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Central Brevoort - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM EST 18 December 2014

'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 05:00 AM EST 18 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 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday dissipating low 992 mb located at 64N 53W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday ridge located from Victoria Island to Baker
Lake.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Baffin Island.

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