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James Bay - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 31 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 25 near noon then diminishing to variable 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to north 35 Sunday morning then diminishing to north 25 Sunday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 31 October 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 late overnight then building to 3 Sunday morning. Seas building to 5 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 31 October 2020
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 in the afternoon and to north 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind south 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along the coasts in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6040N 7830W to 5850N 7915W
to 5720N 7710W to 5430N 8015W to 5800N 9130W to 6045N 9300W to 6330N
8830W to 6245N 8630W to 6315N 8000W to 6435N 7805W. Sea ice east
then south then west then north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6155N 6635W to
Resolution Island near 6135N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
the coasts in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

James Bay - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 31 October 2020

'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 31 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday low 995 mb located over Foxe Basin.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 998 mb located over western Hudson Strait.

At 1200 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

At 0000 UTC Monday ridge located from James Bay to Baker Lake.

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