Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 18 November 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 25 knots late this afternoon except east 35 near the entrance to Frobisher Bay. Wind east 25 except east 35 near the entrance to Frobisher Bay Sunday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 7 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EST 18 November 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 18 November 2017
Monday Wind east 30 knots increasing to east 40 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind east 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 9 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6110N 6310W to 6315N 5755W then
northeastwards. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey
ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 05:00 AM EST 18 November 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 05:00 AM EST 18 November 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the coast of Greenland.

At 1200 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located over eastern
Baffin Island.

At 1200 UTC Saturday trough from 992 mb low located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Hudson Bay.
By 0000 UTC Monday trough from 1002 mb low located on a line
east-west over central Hudson Bay.

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