West Davis - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots except light near the coast. Wind diminishing to north 20 late this evening then veering to east 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to south 25 late overnight then diminishing to south 15 Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending early Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Low tonight minus 17. High Wednesday minus 10.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to north 50 late in the day.
Friday Wind north 45 knots.
Saturday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 8 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

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

8 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice in the northern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Davis - southern half

Issued 5:00 PM EST 20 November 2018

'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

West Davis - southern half

Issued 5:00 PM EST 20 November 2018

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 PM EST 20 November 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday merging low 989 mb located at 65N 57W.
At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 990 mb located at 70N 62W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1006 mb located at 74N 75W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 996 mb located at 66N 70W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday weakening low 1005 mb located at 67N 73W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Baffin Island.

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