30 Day Ice Forecast Bulletin for Hudson Bay and Approaches
FECN15CWIS - 2019-11-15 00:00 UTC

FECN15 CWIS 151800
THIRTY DAY ICE OUTLOOK FOR HUDSON AND FOXE FOR MID-NOVEMBER ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA ON 15 NOVEMBER 2019.
THE NEXT 30 DAY OUTLOOK WILL BE ISSUED ON 29 NOVEMBER 2019.

Summary for October 15 to November 10.
Average air temperatures have been above normal in Foxe Basin and northern Hudson Bay by up to 6 degrees Celsius.  Average air temperatures have been near normal in southern Hudson Bay, Hudson Strait, and along the Labrador coast.

Weather forecast for November 15 to December 15.
Air temperatures are forecast to be above normal across the region.  Probabilities are up to 90% of above normal in Foxe Basin.  Freeze-up is forecast to be 1-2 weeks later than normal.

Southern Labrador Coast.
November 15-December 4
	- Bergy water.
December 5-15
	- Bergy water except 4-6 tenths new and grey ice along the coast.

Northern Labrador Coast.
November 15-30
	- Patches of 1-3 tenths new ice in some inlets along the coast.
	- Elsewhere, bergy water.
December 1-7
	- 1-3 tenths new and grey ice in some inlets along the coast and in the extreme 	northern section.
December 8-15
	- 1-3 tenths new and grey ice along parts of the coast.
	- 4-6 tenths grey ice in the extreme northern section.	

Lake Melville.
November 15-24
	- Ice free to open water.
November 25-December 1
	- 7-8 tenths new and grey ice.
December 2-8
	- 9-9+ tenths grey ice except consolidated grey ice in the western section.
December 9-15
	- 9-9+ tenths grey-white ice except consolidated grey-white ice in the western 	and eastern sections.

Southern Davis Strait.
November 15-23
	- Areas of 1-3 tenths new ice with patches of 7-8 tenths new ice in some of the fjords and along the coast. 
	- Elsewhere, bergy water.
November 24-30
- 4-6 tenths new and grey ice with areas of 9-9+ tenths grey ice along the coast. 
	- Elsewhere, bergy water.
December 1-15
	- 9 tenths grey and grey-white ice except 9-9+ tenths grey and grey-white 	along the coast.
	- Bergy water in the eastern section. 

Northern Davis Strait.
November 15-24
	- 1-3 tenths new and grey ice along parts of the coast. 
	- Elsewhere, bergy water.
November 25-30
	- 9-9+ tenths new and grey ice in the northwestern section. 
	- 7-8 tenths grey ice with areas of 9-9+ tenths grey ice in the southwestern section.
	- Elsewhere, bergy water.
December 1-8
	- 9-9+ tenths grey and grey-white ice in the northern section.
	- 4-6 tenths grey and grey-white ice in the southwestern section south of Cape Dyer.
	- Elsewhere, bergy water.
December 9-15
	- 9-9+ tenths grey-white and first-year ice in the northern section.
	- 7-8 tenths grey and grey-white ice in the southwestern section south of Cape Dyer.

Frobisher Bay.
November 15-20
	- Bergy water with areas of 1-3 tenths new ice.
November 21-25
	- 1-3 tenths new and grey ice with areas of 7-8 tenths grey ice in the northwestern section and along the coast.
- Elsewhere, bergy water with areas of 1-3 tenths new and grey ice.
November 26-30
	- 4-6 tenths grey ice with areas of 7-8 tenths grey ice in the northwestern section and along the coast.
- Elsewhere, 1-3 tenths new and grey ice.
December 1-7
	- 9-9+ tenths grey ice with areas of grey-white ice in the northwestern section.
December 8-15
	- 9-9+ tenths grey and grey-white ice except consolidated grey-white ice in the 	northwestern section.

Cumberland Sound.
November 15-18
	- 1-3 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.
	- Elsewhere, bergy water.
November 19-25
 - 1-3 tenths new and grey ice with areas of 9-9+ tenths grey ice in the northwestern section and along the coast.
	- Elsewhere, bergy water.
November 26-December 3
	- 7-8 tenths new and grey ice except 9-9+ tenths grey-white ice along the 	south coast and in the northwestern section.
	- Consolidated grey-white ice along the coast.
December 4-15
	- 9-9+ tenths grey and grey-white ice in the northeastern section.
	- 9-9+ tenths grey-white ice elsewhere.
	- Consolidated grey-white and first-year ice along the coast.
 

Hudson Strait.
November 15-20
	- 1-3 tenths new and grey ice with patches of 7-8 tenths new and grey ice along the coast in the northwestern section.
	- Patches of 1-3 tenths new ice along the coast in the coast in the southwestern and northeastern section.
	- Elsewhere, bergy water.
November 21-30
	- 4-6 tenths grey ice with areas of 9-9+ tenths grey ice along the coast in the northwestern section.
 	- 1-3 tenths new and grey ice with areas of 4-6 tenths new and grey ice along the coast in the southwestern and northeastern section.
- 4-6 tenths new and grey ice in the extreme northwestern section from Foxe Channel.
- Elsewhere, bergy water.
December 1-5
	- 7-8 tenths grey and grey-white ice with areas of 9-9+ tenths grey-white ice in the northwestern section.
	- 4-6 tenths new and grey ice in the western section.
	- 1-3 tenths new ice in the central and eastern sections.
December 6-15
	- 7-8 tenths new and grey ice in the eastern section.
	- 9-9+ tenths grey-white ice in the western section.
	- Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coast.

Ungava Bay.
November 15-30
	-1-3 tenths new ice with areas of 4-6 tenths new ice along the coast.
	- Elsewhere, bergy water. 
December 1-5
	- 1-3 tenths new and grey ice except 9-9+ tenths grey ice along the coast.
December 6-15
	- 4-6 tenths new and grey ice except patches of 7-8 tenths grey ice.
	- 9-9+ tenths grey and grey-white ice along the coast.

Foxe Basin.
Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

Northwestern Hudson Bay.
November 15-23
	- 1-3 tenths grey ice with areas of 9-9+ tenths grey ice along the coast.
	- Elsewhere, open water.
November 24-30
	- 9-9+ tenths grey ice with some grey-white ice along the coast. 
	- Elsewhere, open water. 
December 1-8
	- 9-9+ tenths grey and grey-white ice in the western section.  
	- Consolidated grey-white ice along the coast.
	- 7-8 tenths new and grey ice in the eastern section.
December 8-15
	- 9-9+ tenths grey and grey-white ice except 7-8 tenths grey ice in the extreme 	eastern section.
	- Consolidated grey-white ice along the coast.

Eastern Hudson Bay – James Bay.
November 15- December 3
	- 1-3 tenths new ice with patches of 7-8 tenths along the coast of James Bay.
	- 1-3 tenths new ice with areas of 7-8 tenths grey and new ice along parts of 	the coast.
	- Elsewhere, open water.
December 4-15
	- 1-3 tenths new ice with areas of 7-8 tenths grey and new ice along parts of 	the coast.
	- 7-8 tenths grey ice in the northern section.
	- In James Bay, 9-9+ tenths grey ice along the coast with 7-8 tenths new and 	grey ice elsewhere.

Southwestern Hudson Bay.
November 15-20
	- 1-3 tenths new ice with areas of 7-8 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.
	- Elsewhere, open water.
November 21-30
- 4-6 tenths new and grey ice with areas of 9-9+ tenths grey ice along the coast.
- 7-8 tenths grey ice in the extreme western section.
- Elsewhere, open water.
December 1-7
	- 9-9+ tenths grey ice along the coast and in the western section.
	- 4-6 tenths new and grey ice in the central section.
	- 1-3 tenths new ice in the southeastern section.
December 8-15
	- 9-9+ tenths grey and grey-white ice along the coast and in the northwestern 	section.
	- 7-8 tenths grey ice in the eastern section.