Belcher - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 18 October 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 late this evening then diminishing to east 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 early Thursday morning then increasing to southwest 25 late Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to north 15 early Thursday afternoon then increasing to north 25 late Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to north 35 Thursday evening.

Rain or snow beginning early this evening changing to chance of showers or flurries Thursday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 18 October 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 late this evening then subsiding to 1 early Thursday morning. Seas building to 2 late Thursday afternoon and to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 30 in the morning and to north 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind east 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5710N 9125W to 6045N
9245W to 6320N 8835W to 6240N 8440W to Southampton Island near 6340N
8225W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6510N 8340W
to 6800N 7925W to 6650N 7800W to 6650N 7640W to Foxe Peninsula near
6525N 7635W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belcher - northern half

Issued 5:00 PM CDT 18 October 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday low 983 mb located at 58N 79W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 983 mb located at 57N 55W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary trough located over Davis
Strait.

At 1200 UTC Thursday ridge located from 67N 87W to 58N 98W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 66N 81W to 52N 78W.

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