James Bay - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 07 October 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 early this afternoon and to west 15 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 20 Thursday morning.

A few showers ending early this morning. Fog patches dissipating early this afternoon.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 07 October 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 after midnight and to 1 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 07 October 2015
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 25 in the morning.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 October 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 October 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6345N 8025W to
6335N 8025W to 6330N 7835W to 6410N 7805W to 6410N 7950W to
Southampton Island near 6350N 8030W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Vansittart Island near 6540N 8330W to
6555N 7840W to 6635N 7845W to 6645N 8030W to Vansittart Island near
6550N 8340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Foxe Peninsula near 6520N 7505W to
6615N 7445W to 6725N 7305W to 6655N 7725W to 6940N 7750W to Baffin
Island near 6955N 7850W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Melville Peninsula near 6925N 8200W
to 6935N 8150W to Baffin Island near 6950N 8210W. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

James Bay - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 07 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 7 October 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday low 989 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 985 mb located over northwestern Labrador

At 1200 UTC Wednesday deepening low 1005 mb located near Great
Slave Lake.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 995 mb located off Coats Island.

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