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West Foxe


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EST 01 December 2023

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind south 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 after midnight. Wind southeast 15 Saturday.

Flurries Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures near minus 4.


Issued 05:30 AM EST 01 December 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 4 metres subsiding to 2 early this morning then building to 3 early this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 near midnight and to 1 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EST 01 December 2023
Sunday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southeast 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25.
Tuesday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6031N 6404W to 6054N 6429W to 5858N 6741W to
6112N 6920W to 6250N 7411W to 6319N 7333W to 6134N 6754W to Baffin
Island near 6154N 6629W. Sea ice south then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice
along parts of the coasts.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

West Foxe

Issued 5:30 PM EST 01 December 2023

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.

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

West Foxe

Issued 5:30 PM EST 01 December 2023

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EST 1 December 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday departing low 988 mb located at 69N 96W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 52N 67W to 60N 64W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located from 52N 70W to 60N 63W then to
64N 61W.

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