Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 04 July 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 late this evening.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 04 July 2015
Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 04 July 2015
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to southeast 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 July 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 2 tenths of old ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice over the central portion. Consolidated first-year ice over the northern and western sections. Strong ice pressure continuing today and Sunday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 July 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 5905N 5825W to 6235N 6120W to
6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

2 tenths of old ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including
a trace of old ice over the central portion. Consolidated first-year
ice over the northern and western sections. Strong ice pressure
continuing today and Sunday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 04 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 4 July 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday dissipating ridge from 1019 mb high located
over 63N 88W extending northeastward.

At 0000 UTC Sunday deepening low 1001 mb located at 56N 93W.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 994 mb located at 58N 91W.

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

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