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West Brevoort - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 18 September 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 near noon and to light early this evening. Wind becoming northwest 15 near midnight then backing to southwest 15 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 20 Saturday evening.

Showers ending this afternoon.


Issued 05:00 AM EDT 18 September 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 1 early this evening then building to 2 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 Saturday morning then building to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 18 September 2020
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 20 in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind east 25 knots backing to north 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 September 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 September 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7345N 8210W to
Devon Island near 7435N 8330W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7545N 8110W to
Ellesmere Island near 7610N 8100W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Ellesmere Island 7620N 7915W to 7615N
7725W to 7705N 7455W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Brevoort - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 18 September 2020

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EDT 18 September 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday departing trough located over eastern
Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Saturday weakening trough located over Baffin Island.
By 0000 UTC Sunday departing low 1005 mb located over southern
Baffin Island.

By 0000 UTC Sunday approaching low 994 mb located at 65N 104W.

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