Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light late this afternoon.

Rain ending early this evening. A few showers beginning Friday evening. Fog forming early this evening and dissipating late this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 2 tenths of old ice in western section. Unusual presence of sea ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6240N
6645W to Hall Peninsula near 6300N 6615W sea ice northwest of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6315N 6430W to
6300N 5935W to 6455N 5905W to 6555N 6055W to 6605N 5915W to 6705N
5750W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 7000N 6105W to 7040N 6500W to 7155N
6340W to 7215N 7155W to Baffin Island near 7205N 7415W. Sea ice
south and west of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Brodeur Peninsula near 7350N 8640W to
7440N 9245W to Devon Island near 7615N 9405W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Fifth ice edge estimated from Devon Island 7455N 7920W to 7440N
7815W to 7600N 7415W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 2 tenths of old ice in western section. Unusual
presence of sea ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 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 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday low 998 mb located over eastern Hudson Strait.
By 0000 UTC Saturday weakening low 1001 mb located at 71N 61W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday dissipating ridge from 1025 mb high located
from 78N 69W to 70N 97W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching trough from 1005 mb low located
over 67N 11W extending southeastward.

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