James Bay - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:31 AM CDT 06 October 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to west 30 late this afternoon and to west 35 near midnight. Wind veering to northwest 40 early Wednesday morning.

Periods of rain ending this evening.


Issued 05:00 PM CDT 05 October 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 05 October 2015
Wednesday Wind west 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 30.

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 09:31 AM CDT 06 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 6 October 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday deepening low 1002 mb located over western
Hudson Bay.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 988 mb located over western Ungava Bay.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday dissipating ridge from 1020 mb high located
from 59N 65W to 70N 73W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday approaching low 1005 mb located near Rankin

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