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West Brevoort - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 09 December 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 this evening and to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to east 15 Saturday evening.

Scattered flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge severe freezing spray ending Saturday evening.

Low tonight minus 16. High Saturday minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 09 December 2022
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 or less Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 09 December 2022
Sunday Wind east 15 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. Strong ice pressure along parts of the coast beginning Saturday afternoon. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6002N 6213W to 6026N 6117W to 6123N 6148W to
6348N 5756W then northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice except 9
plus tenths first-year ice including a trace of multi-year ice in
the extreme northwestern section. Strong ice pressure along parts of
the coast beginning Saturday afternoon.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Brevoort

Issued 5:00 PM EST 09 December 2022

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 - northern half

Issued 11:00 AM EST 09 December 2022

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 PM EST 9 December 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday building ridge from 1047 mb high located from
Quebec to Southampton Island then to Arctic Bay.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge from 1049 mb high located from Quebec to
Hudson Strait then to Clyde River.

At 0000 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over Davis Strait.

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