Belcher - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 08 October 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late this evening then increasing to west 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 40 early Friday morning then diminishing to northwest 30 early Friday afternoon.

A few showers changing to a few flurries and chance of showers late Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


Issued 05:00 PM CDT 08 October 2015
Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre building to 2 early Friday morning then subsiding to 1 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 08 October 2015
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind east 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from near

6500N 8225W to 6555N 7840W to 6500N 8220W to 6550N 7840W to 6630N
7905W to 6620N 8050W to 6520N 8315W to near 6500N 8220W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Foxe Peninsula near 6520N 7505W to
6615N 7445W to 6725N 7305W to 6655N 7725W to 6845N 7725W to 6845N
7935W to Baffin Island near 6955N 7850W. Sea ice east of the ice

Third ice edge estimated from Melville Peninsula near 6925N 8200W to
6935N 8150W to Baffin Island near 6950N 8210W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Belcher - southern half

Issued 5:00 PM CDT 08 October 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 PM EDT 8 October 2015 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday low 988 mb located at 60N 59W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 991 mb located at 62N 61W.

At 0000 UTC Friday deepening low 998 mb located at 60N 84W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 990 mb located at 59N 73W.

At 0000 UTC Friday cold front from 1001 mb low located from 60N
84W to 58N 80W then to 54N 87W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday cold front from 990 mb low located from 59N
73W to 60N 67W then to 49N 74W.

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