Belcher - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 31 August 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to east 15 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 after midnight and to east 35 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain beginning after midnight and ending Tuesday morning.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 31 August 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre building to 3 Tuesday morning then subsiding to 2 Tuesday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind south 30 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

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 31 August 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 AM EDT 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday low 999 mb located at 54N 96W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 995 mb located at 57N 76W.

At 1200 UTC Monday ridge from 1020 mb high located over 64N 83W
extending southward.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1018 mb high located over 67N
64W extending southward.

At 1200 UTC Monday low 1007 mb located at 64N 60W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 1006 mb located at 60N 50W.

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