James Bay - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 October 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 30 to 35 early this morning then diminishing to north 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 late overnight and to light Sunday morning.

Flurries ending near noon.

Temperatures near plus 1.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 October 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 October 2018
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Ontario near 5515N 8355W to 5920N 9410W to
6325N 8935W to 6140N 8325W to Baffin Island near 6415N 7720W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

James Bay - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 October 2018

'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 20 October 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday departing low 983 mb located at 51N 73W.

At 1200 UTC Saturday ridge located from 58N 100W to 68N 98W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located over eastern Hudson Bay.

At 0000 UTC Monday approaching low 1001 mb located near Baker Lake.

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