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Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 30 November 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late this evening then veering to northeast 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Thursday morning and to northeast 35 Thursday afternoon.

Snow Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray becoming moderate at times severe this evening.

Temperatures minus 19 rising to minus 9 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EST 30 November 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 30 November 2022
Friday Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to northwest 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday 3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme western section. Consolidated grey-white ice in small bays in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6033N 6238W to 6145N 6057W to 6434N 5750W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths
grey-white ice in the extreme western section. Consolidated
grey-white ice in small bays in the southwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 05:00 AM EST 30 November 2022

'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 EST 30 November 2022

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 EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday low 984 mb located at 51N 83W.
By 0000 UTC Friday deepening low 984 mb located at 58N 67W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday ridge located over Baffin Island extending
southward.
By 0000 UTC Friday departing ridge located over Baffin Bay extending
southeastward.

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