Ungava - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EST 14 December 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 40 knots increasing to northeast 50 early this morning then diminishing to northeast 35 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to north 25 Friday afternoon.

Snow changing to periods of light snow Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray ending Friday evening.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EST 14 December 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EST 14 December 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 20.
Monday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice near the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey ice near the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Ungava - western half

Issued 05:30 AM EST 14 December 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Ungava - western half

Issued 05:30 AM EST 14 December 2017

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 9:34 AM EST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary trough located over central
Baffin Bay.

At 1200 UTC Thursday low 968 mb located at 54.5N 59.5W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 967 mb located at 57N 60W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching low 957 mb located at 60.5N 53W.

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