James Bay - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 05 July 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 early this afternoon and to southwest 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Monday morning.

Rain beginning after midnight. Risk of thunderstorms overnight changing to a few showers Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 05 July 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas less than 1 metre building to 1 to 2 late this morning then subsiding to less than 1 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 05 July 2015
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots veering to north 25 in the morning then diminishing to north 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 July 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 July 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the northern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

James Bay - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 05 July 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 5 July 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday deepening low 997 mb located at 56N 88W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 985 mb located at 61N 74W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located over Davis Strait.

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