Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 02 September 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind light becoming west 15 knots Thursday evening.

A few showers beginning Thursday evening. Fog patches forming after midnight and dissipating Thursday morning.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 02 September 2015
Tonight and Thursday Seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 02 September 2015
Friday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots veering to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 September 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 2 tenths of old ice in western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 September 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 6400N 6440W to
6350N 6200W to 6400N 6100W to Cumberland Peninsula near 6535N 6300W.
Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6620N 6125W
to 6700N 5930W to 6840N 5920W to 7000N 6455W to 7140N 6600W to
Baffin Island near 7135N 7200W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from 7355N 9610W to 7415N 9425W to 7500N
9230W to 7540N 9400W to 7540N 9700W to Devon Island near 7625N
9600W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7640N
7500W then northeastward. Sea ice west and 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 in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 02 September 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 2 September 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday low 999 mb located at 56N 66W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 1001 mb located at 51N 53W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 66N 57W to 60N 80W then
to 51N 80W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 70N 63W to 63N 62W then to
56N 69W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday low 1012 mb located at 69N 77W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 1012 mb located at 66N 70W.

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