East Davis - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind north 25 knots increasing to variable 35 early this evening except south 50 over eastern sections. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 after midnight then increasing to southwest 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Snow ending early this evening. Flurries overnight and Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray ending Wednesday evening except severe this evening.

Low tonight minus 10. High Wednesday minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the morning and to northeast 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 55 knots diminishing to west 20.
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 8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern 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 8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey-white
ice in the extreme northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Davis - southern half

Issued 5:00 PM EST 20 November 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Davis - southern 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 11:29 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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