Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 06 July 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 late this evening then diminishing to southeast 30 early Tuesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 late Tuesday afternoon.

Rain beginning late this evening and ending Tuesday evening. Fog.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 06 July 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 06 July 2015
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind east 25 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 July 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and Tuesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 July 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6235N 6120W to 6340N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Strong ice
pressure in the pack ice today and Tuesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 5:00 PM EDT 06 July 2015

'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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 06 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 6 July 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday weakening low 985 mb located at 61N 78W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 993 mb located at 63N 77W.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located over Davis
Strait.

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