East Davis - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to west 15 early this evening then veering to northwest 20 after midnight. Wind becoming south 20 late overnight then increasing to south 30 early Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 35 late Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to south 25 Wednesday evening.

Flurries late this afternoon tonight and Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge moderate freezing spray except severe Wednesday late in the day.

Low tonight minus 18. High Wednesday minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to west 20.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 8 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white 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

8 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey
ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Davis - 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

East Davis - 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.

Advisories (In effect)

Marine weather advisory in effect

East Davis

Issued 3:41 PM EST 20 November 2018 An intense, compact low pressure center will track northward through eastern Davis Strait tonight. Sharp changes in wind speed and direction will occur in the vicinity of this low, which is expected to start weakening by morning.

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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