Churchill - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 19 October 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 25 early this evening and to north 30 late this evening with gusts to 40 ending early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to north 20 late Saturday morning then backing to northwest 15 early Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light late Saturday afternoon then becoming south 15 Saturday evening.

Periods of snow ending early Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning overnight and ending Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 6 Saturday afternoon.


Issued 05:00 PM CDT 19 October 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 late this evening then subsiding to 2 late Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 late Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 19 October 2018
Sunday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind light increasing to northwest 35 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Ontario near 5515N 8355W to 5915N 9410W to
6325N 8930W to 6135N 8325W to Baffin Island near 6415N 7720W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Churchill - western half

Issued 5:00 PM CDT 19 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EDT 19 October 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday departing low 990 mb located over southeastern
James Bay.

At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located over the Northwest Territories.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located over western Hudson Bay.

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