Churchill - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 19 September 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots Wednesday morning and to east 25 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to east 35 Wednesday evening.

Periods of drizzle and fog patches ending late this morning.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 19 September 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 Wednesday afternoon and to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 19 September 2017
Thursday Wind east 35 knots diminishing to northeast 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 30 knots diminishing to north 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Bay near 6950N 8145W to 6930N 8015W
to 6910N 8015W to 6850N 8020W Nunavut near 6850N 8115W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Churchill - western half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 19 September 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 19 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening trough from 1010 mb low located from
72N 61W to 67N 61W then to 63N 64W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 1019 mb low located from 74N 61W
to 71N 55W then to 61N 58W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening low 1002 mb located at 59N 80W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday dissipating low 1006 mb located at 59N 54W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday building ridge located from 67N 88W to 60N
95W then to 49N 83W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 73N 97W to 62N 82W then
to 52N 71W.

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