James Bay - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 26 July 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 after midnight and to northwest 30 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Wednesday morning then diminishing to northwest 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain beginning early this morning and ending Wednesday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating after midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 26 July 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 late overnight and to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 26 July 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots becoming north 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 July 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday 3 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 July 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6055N 6925W to Quebec near
6030N 6445W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6230N 7645W to 6315N
7530W to Baffin Island near 6415N 7720W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths of first-year ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

James Bay - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 26 July 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 26 July 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday merging low 1002 mb located at 56N 85W.
At 1200 UTC Tuesday merging low 1000 mb located at 54N 78W.
By 1200 UTC Wednesday departing low 998 mb located at 54N 79W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday dissipating ridge located over Davis Strait.

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