James Bay - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 04 August 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots late this evening and to northwest 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 late Wednesday afternoon.

A few showers and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 04 August 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 late Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots veering to north 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 6445N 8720W to
Southampton Island near 6450N 8610W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Coats island near 6335N 8405W to 6240N
8000W to Baffin Island near 6425N 7800W. Sea ice north 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 04 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 4 August 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 999 mb located at 56N 76W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1000 mb located at 54N 65W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located over Greenland to Repulse Bay.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located over Greenland to Rankin Inlet.

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