Belcher - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 09 October 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 35 late this morning and to northwest 40 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 after midnight and to northwest 20 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday afternoon.

A few flurries beginning late this morning and ending Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near plus 1.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 09 October 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 metres building to 4 late this morning then subsiding to 3 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 Saturday morning and to 1 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 09 October 2015
Sunday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from near

6500N 8225W to 6555N 7840W to 6500N 8220W to 6550N 7840W to 6630N
7905W to 6620N 8050W to 6520N 8315W to near 6500N 8220W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Foxe Peninsula near 6520N 7505W to
6615N 7445W to 6725N 7305W to 6655N 7725W to 6845N 7725W to 6845N
7935W to Baffin Island near 6955N 7850W. Sea ice east of the ice

Third ice edge estimated from Melville Peninsula near 6925N 8200W to
6935N 8150W to Baffin Island near 6950N 8210W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belcher - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 09 October 2015

'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 AM EDT 9 October 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday low 993 mb located at 60N 76W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 991 mb located at 60N 67W.

At 1200 UTC Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over northern Manitoba.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located from 68N 90W to 60N 85W then to
55N 75W.

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