Belcher - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 29 July 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 early this evening then diminishing to southeast 15 Thursday evening.

Fog dissipating late this afternoon. Fog forming late this evening and dissipating Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 29 July 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 29 July 2015
Friday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots in the morning.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots backing to south 25.
Sunday Wind south 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. 4 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice in the western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the eastern and northern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6220N 7800W to 6300N 8000W to
6400N 7700W to 6400N 7500W to 6230N 7100W to 6130N 6600W to 6200N
6510W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

4 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice in the
western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the eastern and
northern sections.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Belcher

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 July 2015

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 AM EDT 29 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 75N 60W to 66N 57W then
to 58N 55W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 74N 50W to 70N 43W then to
60N 44W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday trough located from 57N 91W to 60N 78W.
By 0000 UTC Friday trough located from 58N 85W to 64N 71W.

At 0000 UTC Friday approaching low 985 mb located at 58N 85W.

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