Churchill - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 October 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to north 35 early this morning then diminishing to north 30 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Wednesday afternoon and to light Wednesday evening.

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

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this morning and ending Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light increasing to north 35 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 40 knots diminishing to north 30.

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

Churchill - western 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

Churchill - western 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 AM EDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located over Davis
Strait.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday departing low 1003 mb located at 59N 85W.

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