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Central Brevoort - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 29 February 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 40 near noon then diminishing to southeast 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 20 overnight and to variable 10 to 15 Friday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday afternoon.

Snow changing to rain near midnight then to periods of snow Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Severe freezing spray becoming occasional moderate this evening then becoming severe Friday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to plus 2 near midnight then falling to minus 14 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EST 29 February 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 early this morning and to 7 early this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 5 late this evening and to 3 late overnight then building to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 29 February 2024
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 20 in the morning.
Sunday Wind light increasing to north 30 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind north 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. 4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme western section. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice developing this afternoon and easing Friday evening. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

4 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme
western section. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice developing this
afternoon and easing Friday evening.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Central Brevoort - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM EST 29 February 2024

'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 - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM EST 29 February 2024

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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Central Brevoort - southern half

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 February 2024

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

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