West Brevoort - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 11 December 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 early this evening and to northwest 40 early Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 Tuesday evening.

Chance of flurries.

Temperatures near minus 14.


Issued 05:00 PM EST 11 December 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 11 December 2017
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 in the morning.
Thursday Wind light increasing to northeast 50 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind northeast 50 knots increasing to northeast 55.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 plus tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6045N 6250W to 6055N 6205W to 6045N 5950W to
6330N 5755W then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Brevoort - northern half

Issued 5:00 PM EST 11 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.

Advisories (In effect)

Marine weather advisory in effect

West Brevoort

Issued 10:14 PM EST 11 December 2017 A low pressure system currently over the Great Lakes will intensify as it tracks northeastwards and is forecast to 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EST 11 December 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday departing low 960 mb located south of Greenland.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located over eastern
Davis Strait.

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