Belcher - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CST 17 November 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 25 Saturday morning.

Periods of snow. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CST 17 November 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CST 17 November 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Monday Wind north 15 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots backing to southwest 25 late in the day.

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 05:00 AM 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 05:00 AM 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 AM EST 17 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the coast of Greenland.

At 1200 UTC Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
Hudson Strait.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over eastern Baffin Island.

At 1200 UTC Friday low 992 mb located over northeastern Manitoba.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over southern Hudson Bay.

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