Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 21 November 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots diminishing to southeast 25 late this evening and to southeast 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 early Wednesday afternoon.

Rain and periods of light snow changing to periods of light snow early this evening.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 21 November 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 21 November 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 3 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6200N 6410W to 6410N 5750W then
northeastwards. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey ice
along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 5:00 PM EST 21 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EST 21 November 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 984 mb located over northern Hudson Bay.
By 0000 UTC Thursday weakening low 987 mb located near Coats Island.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday weakening ridge located over eastern Baffin
Island.

At 0000 UTC Thursday trough from low located over Hudson Strait.

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