Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 17 November 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light except northeast 20 knots near the entrance to Frobisher Bay Saturday morning. Wind becoming east 15 early Saturday afternoon except northeast 30 near the entrance to Frobisher Bay. Wind becoming east 20 late Saturday afternoon except northeast 35 to 40 near the entrance to Frobisher Bay.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Saturday evening.

Temperatures minus 13 rising to minus 8 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 17 November 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 17 November 2017
Sunday Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 35 in the morning.
Monday Wind east 30 knots increasing to east 40 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind east 40 knots diminishing to southeast 30 late in the day.

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 5:00 PM EST 17 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 5:00 PM EST 17 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 PM EST 17 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the coast of Greenland.

At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
central Hudson Strait.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over eastern Baffin Island.

At 0000 UTC Saturday trough from 994 mb low located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Hudson Bay.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 997 mb low located from 62N 97W to
59N 84W then to 51N 78W.

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