Belcher - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 01 September 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 30 knots increasing to east 40 early this morning then diminishing to light early this afternoon. Wind increasing to north 25 late this afternoon and to north 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to north 25 after midnight and to light Wednesday afternoon.

Rain ending early this afternoon. Fog this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain and in fog.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 01 September 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this evening and to 1 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 September 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 September 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Ontario near 5515N 8500W to 5640N
8420W to 5630N 8200W to Ontario near 5510N 8220W. Sea ice south of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6520N 8715W to
Southampton Island near 6520N 8605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6310N 8500W to
6300N 8500W to 6300N 8200W to 6250N 8100W to 6300N 7900W to Foxe
Peninsula near 6420N 7740W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belcher - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 01 September 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 PM EDT 1 September 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 993 mb located at 57N 74W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1001 mb located at 57N 66W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1018 mb high located over 67N
65W extending southward.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge from 1019 mb high located over 62N 75W
extending southwestward.

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