James Bay - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 03 August 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots late overnight and to northwest 20 early Tuesday morning.

A few showers and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 03 August 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Seas less than 1 metre building to 1 after midnight and to 1 to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 03 August 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 15.
Friday Wind north 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5700N 9000W to 6115N
8200W to Quebec near 6125N 7745W. Sea ice east and south of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6500N 8705W to
Southampton Island near 6500N 8610W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6340N 8630W to
6245N 8610W to Coats island near 6225N 8355W. Sea ice north and east
of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Coats island near 6255N 8155W to
6300N 8000W to 6335N 7835W to Baffin Island near 6425N 7800W. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the extreme
northwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme
northwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

James Bay

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 03 August 2015

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 PM EDT 3 August 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday low 995 mb located at 55N 75W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 999 mb located at 57N 76W.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over western Davis Strait.

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