West Brevoort - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 17 December 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northeast 15 knots backing to northwest 15 Monday morning then diminishing to light Monday evening.

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

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge moderate freezing spray becoming severe after midnight then becoming moderate Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 9 falling to minus 21 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EST 17 December 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northeast 20 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to north 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 7 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice in the northwestern section. Strong ice pressure in the northwestern section today continuing Sunday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6030N 6235W to 6325N 5755W then
northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

7 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice in the northwestern section. Strong ice
pressure in the northwestern section today continuing Sunday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Brevoort - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM EST 17 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

West Brevoort - southern half

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 December 2017

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the coast of Greenland.

At 1200 UTC Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over central Hudson Bay.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge located from Repulse Bay to Southampton
Island then to Kuujjuaq.

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