Central - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 October 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to north 30 knots late this morning and to north 35 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to north 15 near noon Wednesday and to light Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending late this afternoon. Flurries Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 October 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late this morning and to 2 to 3 late this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018 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 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5950N 9445W to 6215N 9040W to
6255N 8720W to 6135N 8320W to 6210N 8125W to 6405N 7805W to Baffin
Island near 6415N 7720W. Sea ice north and west 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

Central - eastern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 October 2018

'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

Central - eastern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 October 2018

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 PM EDT 16 October 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 993 mb low located from 67N 61W
to 73N 59W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 997 mb low located from 67N 55W
to 75N 59W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday departing trough from 999 mb low located
from 51N 79W to 59N 79W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday approaching ridge located from 54N 90W to
61N 94W then to 68N 82W.

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