Central Brevoort - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 12 December 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to light Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge severe freezing spray becoming moderate this evening and ending Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EST 12 December 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 early this afternoon and to 2 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 12 December 2017
Thursday Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 35 in the afternoon and to east 45 late in the day.
Friday Wind east 45 knots diminishing to southeast 30.
Saturday Wind east 15 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 7 tenths of grey ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6045N 6250W to 6055N 6205W to 6045N 5950W to
6330N 5755W then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of grey ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Central Brevoort - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM EST 12 December 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.

Advisories (In effect)

Marine weather advisory in effect

Central Brevoort

Issued 10:14 PM EST 11 December 2017 A low pressure system currently over the Great Lakes will intensify as it tracks northeastwards and is forecast to give storm force winds to portions of Eastern Hudson Strait, Ungava Bay and Southern Davis Strait beginning late Thursday and lasting into Friday. Sustained wind speeds of up to 55 knots are anticipated at this time.

Any mariners anticipating travel in the area should take appropriate precautions and be prepared for storm force winds and reduced visibilities in falling snow.

Please continue to monitor local marine forecasts and updates to this advisory as the event onset becomes nearer.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located over eastern
Davis Strait.

At 0000 UTC Thursday approaching low 973 mb located at 50N 70W.

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