Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 30 August 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then becoming northwest 15 early Monday morning. Wind diminishing to light Monday evening.

A few showers ending late overnight. Fog patches forming late this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 30 August 2015
Tonight and Monday Seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 30 August 2015
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots backing to east 20.
Thursday Wind east 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 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 30 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

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 6400N 6440W to
6335N 6055W 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 6950N 6100W to 7030N 6515W to 7155N
6340W to 7210N 7145W to Baffin Island near 7140N 7230W. 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 7525N
7815W to 7545N 7355W 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 30 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 PM EDT 30 August 2015 Tonight and Monday At 0000 UTC Monday departing low 994 mb located at 54N 78W.

At 0000 UTC Monday ridge from 1018 mb high located from 69N 76W
to 64N 84W then to 54N 87W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge from 1019 mb high located from 70N 80W
to 62N 74W then to 53N 71W.

At 0000 UTC Monday low 1004 mb located at 64N 58W.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 1008 mb located at 61N 53W.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday approaching low 981 mb located at 56N 92W.

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