Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early this morning and to light early this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late this evening and to southeast 25 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Monday morning then diminishing to southeast 20 to 25 Monday afternoon. Wind diminishing to east 15 Monday evening.

A few showers beginning Monday morning and ending Monday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 1 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 early this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6620N 6710W to 6500N
6500W to 6440N 6315W to 6640N 6025W to 6830N 6530W to 6955N 6630W to
7025N 6425W to 7220N 6400W then northeastward. Sea ice west and
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 22 October 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 EDT 22 October 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 EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday deepening low 986 mb located at 57N 94W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 972 mb located at 65.50N 85W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday ridge located from 52N 67W to 74N 68W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday departing ridge located from 56N 54W to 65N 56W.

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