James Bay - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 27 August 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Wind south 20 knots diminishing to south 15 after midnight and to light early Sunday morning.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.


Issued 05:00 PM CDT 27 August 2016
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 27 August 2016
Monday Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots in the morning then backing to south 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 August 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 August 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Melville Peninsula near 6710N 8125W to
6730N 7920W to 6630N 7630W to Baffin Island near 6530N 7720W. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EDT 27 August 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday dissipating trough located over Foxe Basin.

At 0000 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary trough located over eastern
Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Sunday high 1021 mb located over eastern Hudson Bay.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located from Victoria Island to James Bay.

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