James Bay - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CST 16 November 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to west 25 near noon Saturday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate at times severe freezing spray beginning Saturday morning.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 10 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CST 16 November 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CST 16 November 2018
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots increasing to south 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 9 tenths grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6020N 6450W to 6020N 6510W to
5850N 6705W to 5940N 6835W to 6155N 6840W to 6050N 6505W to 6050N
6250W then northeastward. Sea ice north, west and south of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths grey ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

James Bay - southern half

Issued 5:00 PM CST 16 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 - southern half

Issued 5:00 PM CST 16 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 PM EST 16 November 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the coast of Greenland.

At 0000 UTC Saturday departing low 1002 mb located at 53N 80W.

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