Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 02 August 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

Periods of drizzle. Fog patches forming late overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 02 August 2015
Tonight and Monday Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 02 August 2015
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Special ice warning in effect. 2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths of old ice in the central section. Unusual presence of sea ice near Iqaluit. Difficult ice conditions in the central section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6205N 6550W to 6215N 6230W to 6300N
6000W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7410N 7030W to 7420N 7810W to 7630N
7450W then eastward. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
tenths of old ice in the central section. Unusual presence of sea
ice near Iqaluit. Difficult ice conditions in the central section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 02 August 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 PM EDT 2 August 2015 Tonight and Monday At 0000 UTC Monday low 996 mb located at 56N 83W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 996 mb located at 56N 71W.

At 0000 UTC Monday ridge located on a line north-south over
western Greenland.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge located from 72N 60W to 67N 61W then to
60N 55W.

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