Issued 05:00 PM EDT 29 August 2015
Tonight and Sunday
Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late overnight.
Temperatures near plus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6240N
6645W to Hall Peninsula near 6300N 6615W sea ice northwest of the
Second ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6400N 6440W to
6335N 6055W to 6555N 6055W to 6605N 5915W to 6705N 5750W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from 6950N 6100W to 7030N 6515W to 7155N
6340W to 7210N 7145W to Baffin Island near 7140N 7230W. Sea ice
south and west of the ice edge.
Fourth ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7350N 8640W to
7440N 9245W to Devon Island near 7615N 9405W. Sea ice west of the
Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7600N
7410W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
Open water except 2 tenths of old ice in western section. Unusual
presence of sea ice.
Warnings (In effect)
Frobisher BayIssued 11:00 AM EDT 29 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:45 PM EDT 29 August 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday deepening low 1003 mb located at 55N 86W.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 993 mb located at 53N 77W.
At 0000 UTC Sunday ridge from high located from 67N 87W to 56N 76W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge from high located from 65N 82W to 57N 60W.
At 0000 UTC Sunday low 1000 mb located at 61N 53W.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 1002 mb located at 63N 59W.
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