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James Bay - southern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 30 October 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late overnight then increasing to south 25 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to south 35 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries changing to snow near noon Saturday then to rain or snow Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 3 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 30 October 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 30 October 2020
Sunday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to north 40 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to south 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 30 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 - southern half

Issued 08:39 AM CDT 30 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

James Bay - southern half

Issued 08:39 AM CDT 30 October 2020

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 EDT 30 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday low 996 mb located at 66N 80W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 997 mb located at 65N 75W.

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

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