James Bay - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 September 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 15 to 20 knots backing to northeast 20 to 25 late this morning then increasing to north 30 to 35 late this afternoon. Wind backing to west 35 late overnight then diminishing to west 30 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to west 35 Saturday evening.

Chance of rain today and early this evening. Chance of showers beginning Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 September 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 late this afternoon and to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 September 2018
Sunday Wind west 35 knots increasing to west 40 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to south 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to west 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 September 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6835N 8120W to 6730N 7935W to
6645N 7655W to Baffin Island near 6525N 7710W. Sea ice north and
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

James Bay - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 21 September 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday deepening low 1001 mb located 90 miles east of
Rankin Inlet.
By 0000 UTC Sunday weakening low 997 mb located 30 miles east
of Puvirnituq.

At 1200 UTC Friday dissipating low 1006 mb located 60 miles
northeast of Resolution Island.

At 1200 UTC Friday intensifying low 989 mb located 60 miles
northeast of Lake Superior.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 962 mb located at 57N 59W.

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