Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 29 August 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light Sunday morning.

Chance of showers. Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating near noon Sunday.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 29 August 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 29 August 2015
Monday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 2 tenths of old ice in western section. Unusual presence of sea ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6240N
6645W to Hall Peninsula near 6300N 6615W sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6400N 6440W to
6335N 6055W to 6555N 6055W to 6605N 5915W to 6705N 5750W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 6950N 6100W to 7030N 6515W to 7155N
6340W to 7210N 7145W to Baffin Island near 7140N 7230W. Sea ice
south and west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7350N 8640W to
7440N 9245W to Devon Island near 7615N 9405W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7600N
7410W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 2 tenths of old ice in western section. Unusual
presence of sea ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 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 AM EDT 29 August 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday low 1003 mb located at 58N 94W.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 1003 mb located over Labrador.

At 1200 UTC Saturday ridge located from 67N 87W to 56N 80W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located from 73N 82W to 56N 85W.

At 1200 UTC Saturday low 1003 mb located at 59N 56W.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 1002 mb located at 65N 57W.

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