James Bay - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CST 13 November 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 30 this afternoon and to northwest 40 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 25 near noon Wednesday and to southwest 15 Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CST 13 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 near noon and to 3 early this evening. Seas building to 5 Wednesday morning then subsiding to 3 near noon Wednesday and to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CST 13 November 2018
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots backing to south 20 in the morning then becoming northeast 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 8 tenths grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6020N 6450W to 6020N 6510W to
5845N 6705W to 5940N 6835W to 6210N 6930W to 6105N 6425W to 6120N
6320W then northeastward. Sea ice north, west and south of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths grey ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

James Bay - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CST 13 November 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

James Bay - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CST 13 November 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 EST 13 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening trough from 1012 mb low located from
66N 86W to 53N 76W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough from 1007 mb low located from 66N 85W
to 59N 64W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
Baffin Island.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Baffin Island.

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