James Bay - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 31 August 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots early this evening and to south 35 after midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 late overnight then increasing to southwest 25 early Tuesday morning. Wind veering to northwest 20 late Tuesday afternoon.

A few showers beginning late this evening and ending late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog forming late overnight and dissipating late Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 31 August 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 after midnight then subsiding to 1 late Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Ontario near 5515N 8500W to 5640N
8420W to 5630N 8200W to Ontario near 5510N 8220W. Sea ice south of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6520N 8715W to
Southampton Island near 6520N 8605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6310N 8500W to
6300N 8500W to 6300N 8200W to 6250N 8100W to 6300N 7900W to Foxe
Peninsula near 6420N 7740W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

James Bay - northern half

Issued 5:00 PM CDT 31 August 2015

'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 PM EDT 31 August 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday low 996 mb located at 56N 90W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 991 mb located at 58N 78W.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge from 1020 mb high located from 70N 77W
to 62N 74W then to 53N 71W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1018 mb high located over 67N
64W extending southward.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday dissipating low 1010 mb located at 62N 56W.

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