Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 29 July 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 Thursday evening.

Periods of light rain or periods of drizzle and fog.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 29 July 2015
Tonight and Thursday Over open water seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 29 July 2015
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Special ice warning in effect. 4 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 29 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6200N 6510W to 6215N 6300W to 6330N
5925W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7440N 7230W to 7415N 7910W to 7645N
7505W then eastward. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

4 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 29 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 29 July 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday deepening low 988 mb located at 57N 87W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 986 mb located at 58N 84W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
Davis Strait.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
western Greenland.

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