Belcher - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 01 August 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southeast 15 late overnight then to east 20 early Sunday morning. Wind veering to southeast 15 late Sunday afternoon then diminishing to light Sunday evening.

A few showers this evening. Fog forming late this evening and dissipating Sunday morning. Fog reforming Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 01 August 2015
Tonight and Sunday Over open water seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 01 August 2015
Monday Wind east 15 knots backing to northeast 20 in the afternoon then diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 August 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Special ice warning in effect. 1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 August 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5650N 8900W to 5800N
8800W to 5800N 8600W to 6000N 8500W to 6230N 7940W to Quebec near
6215N 7810W. Sea ice east and south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6215N 7810W to
Southampton Island near 6530N 8605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6330N 8700W to
6250N 8600W to 6200N 8330W to 6420N 7550W to Baffin Island near
6310N 7140W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6150N
6555W to 6200N 6510W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the
western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Belcher - northern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 01 August 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 PM EDT 1 August 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday weakening low 991 mb located at 58N 85W.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 997 mb located at 55N 85W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary ridge from high located on a
line north-south over Greenland.

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