Ice Forecasts for Eastern and Northern Arctic


* NOTE: Corrected and/or amended bulletins are listed first *

 
FICN16 CWIS 151545
Ice forecasts for the Eastern and Northern Arctic issued by
Environment Canada at 11:00 a.m. EST Friday 15 December 2017 for
today tonight and Saturday.
The next scheduled forecasts will be issued at 11:00 a.m. Saturday.

Ice edge estimated from 6030N 6235W to 6045N 5920W to 6325N 5755W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

West Davis - northern half.
Ice pressure warning in effect.
9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice.
Strong ice pressure today continuing Saturday.

West Davis - southern half.
Ice pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice in the western section. Strong ice pressure in
the western sections today continuing Saturday.

East Davis - southern half.
Bergy water except 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white
ice in the extreme northern section.

East Davis - northern half.
8 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice in the northern and western sections.

West Brevoort - northern half.
Ice pressure warning in effect.
9 plus tenths grey-white ice. Strong ice pressure developing in the
western section today continuing Saturday.

West Brevoort - southern half.
Ice pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice in the
northwestern section. Strong ice pressure in the northwestern
section today continuing Saturday.

Central Brevoort - southern half.
Bergy water except 8 tenths grey ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

Central Brevoort - northern half.
Bergy water except 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white
ice in the northwestern section.

Frobisher Bay.
9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9
tenths grey-white ice along the coast in the northern and western
sections.

Northwest Labrador Sea.
Bergy water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in
the extreme northern section.

McClure
Melville
Rae
Byam
Queens
Maclean
Barrow
Jones
Norwegian
Eureka
Clarence
Kane
Robeson
Admiralty
Lancaster
West Baffin
East Baffin
West Clyde
East Clyde
Cumberland
East Brevoort
Navy Board
Pond
Fitzwilliam
Liddon
Griper
Ballantyne
Hazen
Wilkins
Gustaf
Hassel
Massey
Peary
South Sverdrup
North Sverdrup
Nansen
Greely
Alert.
Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Contact NORDREG Canada via marine radio for routing advice. Arctic
ice analysis charts can be copied on VFF Iqaluit at 0200, 0700,
1100, 1630 and 2200 UTC.

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