Belcher - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CST 17 November 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southeast 25 Saturday morning and to southeast 15 Saturday evening.

A few flurries ending Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CST 17 November 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late overnight and to 1 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CST 18 November 2017
Monday Wind north 15 knots increasing to northwest 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots backing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 6010N 6420W to 6110N 6310W and
then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belcher - northern half

Issued 5:00 PM CST 17 November 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Belcher - northern half

Issued 5:00 PM CST 17 November 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 4:45 PM EST 17 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the coast of Greenland.

At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
central Hudson Strait.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over eastern Baffin Island.

At 0000 UTC Saturday trough from 994 mb low located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Hudson Bay.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 997 mb low located from 62N 97W to
59N 84W then to 51N 78W.

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