James Bay - southern half

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Issued 05:00 PM CST 19 November 2017

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6030N 6405W to 6110N 6310W and then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 8 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey ice
along the coast. Unusual presence of sea ice along the eastern
coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

James Bay

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2017

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 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday weakening trough located on a line north-south
over the coast of Greenland.

At 1200 UTC Monday weakening ridge located over eastern Baffin
Island.

At 1200 UTC Monday intensifying trough from 978 mb low located
from Labrador to Arviat.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday weakening low 984 mb located over northern
Hudson Bay.

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