Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 07 July 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southeast 30 this morning and to southeast 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday afternoon.

Rain and fog.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 07 July 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 07 July 2015
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 7 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 7 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5900W to 6005N 6025W to 6115N 6015W to
6235N 6120W to 6340N 5755W then northeastward. Sea ice west and
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice
pressure in the pack ice today and Wednesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 07 July 2015

'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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 07 July 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 7 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening low 987 mb located at 61N 77W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday dissipating low 997 mb located at 65N 90W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 1003 mb located at 64N 95W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 999 mb located at 61N 90W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over eastern Davis Strait.

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