Resolution - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EST 12 December 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 early Wednesday afternoon and to light late Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming east 15 Wednesday evening.

Periods of snow ending late Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray ending Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EST 12 December 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EST 12 December 2017
Thursday Wind east 30 knots increasing to northeast 45 in the morning and to northeast 50 late in the day.
Friday Wind northeast 50 knots diminishing to southeast 20.
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 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 5:30 PM 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 9:26 PM EST 12 December 2017 A deepening low pressure system over the Maine is forecast to track north 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 PM EST 12 December 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located over eastern
Davis Strait.

At 0000 UTC Thursday approaching low 968 mb located at 49N 67W.

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