Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 20 November 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots increasing to east 45 early this evening then diminishing to east 35 after midnight. Wind increasing to east 40 Tuesday morning then diminishing to southeast 25 Tuesday evening.

Snow changing to snow at times heavy early this evening then to snow Tuesday afternoon. A few flurries Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EST 20 November 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 after midnight then building to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 in the morning then increasing to east 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6110N 6310W to 6315N 5755W then
northeastwards. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey
ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 05:00 AM EST 20 November 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 05:00 AM EST 20 November 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday weakening trough located on a line north-south
over the coast of Greenland.

At 1200 UTC Monday weakening ridge located over eastern Baffin
Island.

At 1200 UTC Monday intensifying trough from 978 mb low located
from Labrador to Arviat.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday weakening low 984 mb located over northern
Hudson Bay.

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