Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 31 July 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind southeast 25 knots.

A few showers and fog patches ending late Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 31 July 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 31 July 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 July 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Special ice warning in effect. 3 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 31 July 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6200N 6510W to 6215N 6230W to 6300N
6000W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7420N 7120W to 7420N 7810W to 7630N
7450W then eastward. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

3 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 31 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 31 July 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary low 988 mb located at 58N 83W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary ridge from high located on
a line north-south over Greenland.

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