James Bay - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 16 October 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 early this evening then veering to west 25 late Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 late Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning after midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 16 October 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 16 October 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to south 30 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to west 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5710N 9125W to 6045N
9245W to 6320N 8835W to 6240N 8440W to Southampton Island near 6340N
8225W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6510N 8340W
to 6800N 7925W to 6650N 7800W to 6650N 7535W to Foxe Peninsula near
6520N 7535W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

James Bay - southern half

Issued 5:00 PM CDT 16 October 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EDT 16 October 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday departing low 999 mb located over eastern
Hudson Strait.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the coast of Greenland.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday low 996 mb located over northeastern Manitoba.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 997 mb located 240 miles east of Belcher
Islands.

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