Resolution - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 December 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20 Wednesday morning and to light Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to east 20 Wednesday evening.

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

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 December 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EST 12 December 2017
Thursday Wind northeast 30 knots increasing to northeast 35 in the morning and to northeast 50 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 50 knots diminishing to north 15.
Saturday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 4 tenths new ice except 8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice near Resolution Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths new ice except 8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice
near Resolution Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Resolution - eastern half

Issued 05:30 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

Resolution

Issued 08:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 A deepening low pressure system over the Great Lakes is forecast to track northeastwards and 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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