Central Brevoort - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 early this evening and to light late this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 25 after midnight and to southwest 30 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 early Wednesday afternoon and to light late Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming east 15 Wednesday evening.

Flurries changing to snow early this evening and ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge moderate at times severe freezing spray ending Wednesday afternoon. Moderate freezing spray beginning Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 5 overnight then falling to minus 10 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 metres becoming 2 to 3 early this evening subsiding to 1 late Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 40 in the afternoon then diminishing to east 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind east 30 knots diminishing to west 15.
Saturday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 9 tenths grey ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6040N 6245W to 6300N 5925W to 6445N 5745W
then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths grey ice in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Central Brevoort - northern half

Issued 5:00 PM EST 20 November 2018

'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 5:00 PM EST 20 November 2018

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 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday merging low 989 mb located at 65N 57W.
At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 990 mb located at 70N 62W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1006 mb located at 74N 75W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 996 mb located at 66N 70W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday weakening low 1005 mb located at 67N 73W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Baffin Island.

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