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Churchill - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 14 August 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southeast 15 knots veering to southwesterly 15 late this morning then diminishing to light Saturday morning.

Showers ending late this morning. Fog patches dissipating Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 14 August 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 late this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 13 August 2020
Saturday Wind southwesterly 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Sunday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 14 August 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 4 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 14 August 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Ontario near 5510N 8315W to 5740N
8410W to 5830N 9205W to 6045N 9045W to Nunavut near 6100N 9410W. Sea
ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6610N 8440W to
Southampton Island near 6520N 8415W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6445N 8220W to
6650N 7830W to 6635N 7715W to Baffin Island near 6530N 7720W. Sea
ice west and north then east of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6155N 6635W to
6130N 6620W to 6105N 6445W to 6150N 6350W then northeastward. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 4 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern
section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the northeastern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Churchill - western half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 14 August 2020

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 14 August 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday quasi-stationary trough located west of
Greenland.

At 1200 UTC Friday ridge located on a line north-south over western
Hudson Strait.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over western
Davis Strait.

At 1200 UTC Friday trough from low located from 44N 100W to 57N
92W then to 62N 99W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 991 mb low located from 57N 86W to
62N 94W.

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