Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 04 August 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming light after midnight.

Fog patches.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 04 August 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Over open water seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind light becoming west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 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 7430N 7155W to 7415N 7225W 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 04 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 4 August 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 999 mb located at 56N 76W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1000 mb located at 54N 65W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located over Greenland to Repulse Bay.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located over Greenland to Rankin Inlet.

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