James Bay - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 19 October 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late this morning then increasing to north 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to north 20 late this evening and to north 35 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries changing to showers near noon then to flurries late this evening. Showers ending Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 19 October 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 19 October 2018
Sunday Wind north 40 knots diminishing to north 30 in the morning and to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to south 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to west 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Ontario near 5515N 8355W to 5915N 9410W to
6325N 8930W to 6135N 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 - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 19 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 19 October 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday dissipating low 998 mb located near Rankin Inlet.

At 1200 UTC Friday ridge located over the Northwest Territories.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
Rankin Inlet.

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