Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 03 August 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 late this afternoon then diminishing to light after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Fog patches dissipating early this morning. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 03 August 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Over open water seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 03 August 2015
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Special ice warning in effect. 2 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 2 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6205N 6550W to 6215N 6230W to 6300N
6000W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7410N 7030W to 7420N 7810W to 7630N
7450W then eastward. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

2 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 02 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 3 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday low 995 mb located at 49N 74W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 997 mb located at 58N 77W.

At 1200 UTC Monday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over western Davis Strait.

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