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James Bay - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 July 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to west 20 early this morning then increasing to northwest 30 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 30 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 late overnight and to light Wednesday morning. Wind becoming southwest 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain ending early this morning. Showers late this afternoon and this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 July 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 2 early this evening then subsiding to 1 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 July 2019
Thursday Wind south 20 knots backing to east 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 20.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 July 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday 5 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 July 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5850N 7830W to 5930N 8220W
to 6115N 8420W to 6135N 8750W to Southampton Island near 6305N
8535W. Sea ice south then west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6335N 8215W
to 6305N 8105W to 6405N 7500W to 6050N 6810W to 6030N 6600W to 6115N
6315W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths first-year ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

James Bay - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 July 2019

'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 16 July 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 1002 mb located 180 miles east of Iqaluit.
By 0000 UTC Thursday weakening low 1002 mb located 90 miles
northwest of Clyde River.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday intensifying low 992 mb located over
northwestern James Bay.
By 0000 UTC Thursday weakening low 988 mb located 90 miles east
of Resolution Island.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 994 mb located over northern Victoria
Island.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 993 mb located near Repulse Bay.

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