Central - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 June 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to west 15 knots early this morning and to southwest 25 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 after midnight then diminishing to north 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to north 20 Thursday morning then backing to northwest 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind backing to west 20 Thursday evening.

Rain beginning early this afternoon and ending after midnight. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening. Fog patches.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 3 this evening.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 June 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 June 2018
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 June 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 8 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 June 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths first-year ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Central - western half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 June 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EDT 20 June 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday cold front from 994 mb low located from Arctic
Bay to Churchill.
By 0000 UTC Friday cold front from 994 mb low located from Foxe
Basin to James Bay.

At 0000 UTC Thursday low 982 mb located over Labrador Sea.
By 0000 UTC Friday weakening low 992 mb located over southern
Davis Strait.

At 1800 UTC Wednesday departing high 1020 mb located over
southwestern Hudson Bay.

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