Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 27 July 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 early this afternoon and to light late overnight. Wind light Friday.

A few showers ending late this evening. Periods of light rain or drizzle beginning late overnight and changing to rain Friday morning. Fog forming Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 27 July 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 27 July 2017
Saturday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 July 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 5 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the extreme southeastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 July 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6140N 6340W to 6135N 6125W to 6410N
5755W then northeastward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7450N 7300W to 7515N 7545W to 7605N
7420W then eastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 5
tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the extreme
southeastern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 27 July 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday trough located from 71N 80W to 66N 73W then
to 51N 73W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday trough located from 74N 92W to 70N 65W then
to 57N 65W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday building ridge located from 66N 107W to 57N
87W then to 52N 90W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 68N 93W to 63N 81W then
to 50N 80W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching low 997 mb located at 61N 101W.

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