Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots Saturday afternoon.

A few showers ending late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating after midnight.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 6315N 6430W to
6315N 6100W 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 28 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 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday quasi-stationary low 997 mb located near Prince
Charles Island.

At 1200 UTC Friday trough from 993 mb low located over 66N 116W
to 60N 102W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday weakening trough from 1000 mb low located from
67N 105W to 58N 92W.

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