Belcher - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 22 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 20 knots this afternoon and to northeast 30 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 35 near noon Sunday.

Chance of flurries.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 22 October 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre building to 2 late overnight and to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 22 October 2016
Monday Wind northeast 30 knots diminishing to northeast 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6405N 8825W to 6245N
8640W to 6155N 8315W to 6325N 7925W to 6520N 8300W to 6740N 7915W to
6620N 7525W to 6455N 7910W to Foxe Peninsula near 6435N 7810W. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5950N 9450W to 5945N
9430W to 5855N 9415W to 5855N 9250W to Manitoba near 5815N 9300W.
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 22 October 2016

'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 22 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday low 1005 mb located at 58N 96W.
By 1200 UTC Sunday dissipating low 1013 mb located at 58N 93W.

At 1200 UTC Saturday building high 1030 mb located at 67N 84W.
By 0000 UTC Monday high 1040 mb located at 67N 84W.

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

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