Resolution - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EST 15 December 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 30 knots increasing to north 35 after midnight and to north 40 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to north 25 Saturday afternoon.

Chance of flurries changing to a few flurries late this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray today. Freezing spray beginning after midnight.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 7 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EST 15 December 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EST 15 December 2017
Sunday Wind light increasing to northwest 30 knots in the morning then diminishing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 5 tenths new ice except 8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice east of Resolution Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths new ice except 8 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice
east of Resolution Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Resolution - eastern half

Issued 05:30 AM EST 15 December 2017

'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

Resolution - eastern half

Issued 05:30 AM EST 15 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday low 955 mb located at 57.5N 65W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday dissipating low 967 mb located at 58N 56W.

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