Belcher - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 29 July 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 after midnight then diminishing to south 20 late overnight. Wind backing to southeast 15 late Thursday morning then diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Showers late this evening and overnight with a risk of thunderstorms. A few showers Thursday evening. Fog.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 29 July 2015
Tonight and Thursday Over open water seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 29 July 2015
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Sunday Wind south 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Special ice warning in effect. 4 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice in the western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the eastern and northern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6220N 7800W to 6335N 7845W to
6400N 7700W to 6400N 7500W to 6230N 7100W to 6130N 6600W to 6200N
6510W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

4 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice in the
western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the eastern and
northern sections.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Belcher

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 July 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 29 July 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday deepening low 988 mb located at 57N 87W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 986 mb located at 58N 84W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
Davis Strait.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
western Greenland.

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