Coats - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 28 October 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to south 25 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 45 Saturday evening.

A few flurries changing to snow early Saturday afternoon. Blowing snow beginning Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and near zero in blowing snow.

Low tonight minus 7. High Saturday plus 1.


Issued 05:00 PM CDT 28 October 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 28 October 2016
Sunday Wind west 50 knots veering to north 50 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 40 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 5 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5705N 9150W to 6035N 9400W to
6345N 8840W to 6145N 8330W to 6325N 7925W to 6520N 8300W to 6740N
7915W to 6610N 7605W to 6455N 7910W to Foxe Peninsula near 6435N
7810W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey
ice along parts of the coast.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Coats - southern half

Issued 5:00 PM CDT 28 October 2016

'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.

Advisories (In effect)

Marine weather advisory in effect


Issued 5:23 PM EDT 28 October 2016 An intense low pressure system is expected to develop tonight and rapidly intensify as it tracks into Hudson Bay Saturday. By Saturday evening, the low is forecast to be 980 mb and located over Coats Island. Northwesterly storm force winds of 48-55 kts are expected to develop after midnight Saturday, and persist through Sunday morning over the Coats and South-Central Hudson Bay regions.

ECCC Meteorologists continue to monitor the situation and additional updates and warnings will be issued as needed over the coming days.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EDT 28 October 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday intensifying low 1007 mb located at 66N 105W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday intensifying low 983 mb located at 62N 84W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday building ridge located over Victoria Island.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge from 1031 mb high located from 72N 113W
to 58N 98W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday deepening low 997 mb located at 62N 73W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 994 mb located at 67N 97W.

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