Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 28 July 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late this evening.

Fog forming after midnight and dissipating early Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 28 July 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 28 July 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. 4 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 28 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6200N 6510W to 6215N 6300W to 6330N
5925W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7400N 6940W to 7415N 7910W to 7645N
7500W then eastward. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

4 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 28 July 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 28 July 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 75N 68W to 66N 57W then
to 59N 58W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 74N 68W to 67N 51W then
to 59N 51W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday dissipating ridge located from 58N 76W to
69N 87W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday approaching low 987 mb located at 56N 88W.

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