West Brevoort - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 20 November 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeasterly 20 knots except northwest 25 near the entrance to Cumberland Sound. Wind diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to southeast 15 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 late this afternoon then veering to southwest 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to south 20 Wednesday morning then veering to southwest 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Snow changing to flurries near noon and ending after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 7 overnight then falling to minus 14 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EST 20 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind north 15 knots increasing to northeast 55 in the afternoon then diminishing to east 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Saturday Wind north 15 knots increasing to south 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice in the northern section. 

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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

9 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice including 4 tenths
of grey-white ice in the northern section.

Warnings

Advisories (In effect)

Marine weather advisory in effect

West Brevoort

Issued 04:12 AM EST 20 November 2018 Northerly winds of 40 to 55 knots will persist today as an intense low pressure system tracks through the northern Davis Strait. The strongest storm force winds will occur off the tip of the Cumberland Peninsula, with wind gusts up to 70 knots possible. Blizzard conditions with near zero visibility can be expected today and this evening.

Marine interests in the area should also be aware of a second intense, compact low pressure center in the Brevoort region this morning which will track northwards through the Davis Strait through the day. Sharp changes in wind speed and direction will occur in the vicinity of this second low. This weather system will weaken Tuesday evening.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening low 989 mb located at 63N 56W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1009 mb located at 72N 70W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 998 mb located at 616N 65W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1006 mb located at 666N 73W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Baffin Island.

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