Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 19 November 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 40 Monday morning and to east 45 Monday afternoon.

Periods of light snow beginning late this morning changing to snow Monday afternoon then to snow at times heavy Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to zero Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EST 19 November 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 1 metre building to 2 Monday morning and to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 19 November 2017
Tuesday Wind east 40 knots increasing to east 45 in the morning then veering to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 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 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

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 19 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 19 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 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the coast of Greenland.

At 1200 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located over eastern
Baffin Island.

At 1200 UTC Sunday intensifying low 982 mb located near Montréal.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday splitting low 979 mb located over northern
Quebec.

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