Frobisher Bay


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 03 October 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to west 15 after midnight. Wind veering to northwest 20 early Sunday morning then increasing to northwest 35 late Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday afternoon and to northwest 15 Sunday evening.

A few showers changing to a few flurries Sunday morning and ending Sunday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 1.


Issued 05:00 PM EDT 03 October 2015
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 03 October 2015
Monday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots in the morning.
Tuesday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots backing to east 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 October 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 October 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6440N 6510W to
Cumberland Peninsula near 6500N 6410W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7235N 7535W to
7355N 7350W to 7405N 7730W to 7430N 7425W to 7540N 7350W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Borden Peninsula near 7345N 8155W to
7415N 8140W to Devon Island near 7435N 8330W. Sea ice east of the
ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7440N 9140W to
Somerset Island near 7405N 9235W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 5:00 PM EDT 03 October 2015

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EDT 3 October 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday departing high 1042 mb located at 54N 73W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday deepening trough from 1012 mb low located over
65N 73W to 58N 93W.
By 0000 UTC Monday trough from 992 mb low located over 60N 48W to
57N 89W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday weakening ridge from 1036 mb high located over
62N 105W to 72N 72W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge from 1026 mb high located over 62N 96W
to 65N 72W.

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