Issued 05:00 AM EDT 05 September 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EDT 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday
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
6315N 6340W to 6400N 6130W to Cumberland Peninsula near 6515N 6320W.
Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Third ice edge estimated from Cumberland Peninsula near 6620N 6125W
to 6700N 5930W to 6840N 5930W to 7000N 6500W to 7130N 6600W to
Baffin Island near 7130N 7140W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Fourth ice edge estimated from 7355N 9610W to 7355N 9610W to 7430N
9300W to 7500N 9300W to Devon Island near 7615N 9430W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.
Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7440N 8015W to 7440N
7800W to 7640N 7500W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
Open water except 1 tenth of old ice in the western section. Unusual
presence of sea ice in the western section.
Warnings (In effect)
Frobisher BayIssued 11:00 AM EDT 04 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:45 AM EDT 5 September 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday ridge located from 63N 84W to 54N 66W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located from 64N 89W to 50N 60W.
At 1200 UTC Saturday merging low 997 mb located at 59N 58W.
At 1200 UTC Saturday merging low 1001 mb located at 51N 45W.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 986 mb located at 53N 39W.
At 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 988 mb low located from 57N 46W to
By 0000 UTC Monday trough from 986 mb low located from 53N 39W to
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