Churchill - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 17 October 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late this morning then increasing to southeast 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 late this evening and to southeast 30 overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 40 Wednesday morning.

Periods of light snow ending early this morning. Snow and chance of rain beginning Wednesday morning and changing to periods of light snow and chance of rain Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 17 October 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 after midnight and to 3 Wednesday morning. Seas building to 4 Wednesday afternoon and to 5 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 17 October 2017
Thursday Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northeast 30 in the morning and to northeast 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 30 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5710N 9125W to 6045N
9245W to 6320N 8835W to 6240N 8440W to Southampton Island near 6340N
8225W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6510N 8340W
to 6800N 7925W to 6650N 7800W to 6650N 7640W to Foxe Peninsula near
6525N 7635W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Churchill - western half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 17 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 17 October 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday deepening low 990 mb located at 64N 51W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday weakening low mb located 150 miles east of
Clyde River.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday departing trough from 994 mb low located from
Coats Island to James Bay.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday intensifying flat low located over western
Alberta.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 978 mb located 120 miles south of
Churchill.

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