Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 30 July 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 Friday evening.

Periods of light rain or drizzle and fog.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 30 July 2015
Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 30 July 2015
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 July 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Special ice warning in effect. 3 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 30 July 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6200N 6510W to 6215N 6230W to 6300N
6000W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7440N 7230W to 7420N 7810W to 7630N
7450W then eastward. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

3 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 30 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 PM EDT 30 July 2015 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday low 986 mb located at 59N 84W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 986 mb located at 58N 82W.

At 0000 UTC Friday quasi-stationary ridge from high located on a
line north-south over Greenland.

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