West Davis - northern half

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Issued 05:00 AM EST 13 December 2017

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6030N 6235W to 6045N 5920W to 6325N 5755W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice.
Strong ice pressure developing late Thursday afternoon.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

West Davis - northern half

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 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 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 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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