Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 24 November 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 early Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 late Saturday afternoon and to light Saturday evening.

Snow at times heavy changing to a few flurries Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 24 November 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 late Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 24 November 2017
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 24 November 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 24 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 5:00 PM EST 24 November 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 PM EST 24 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday low 973 mb located at 61N 57.5W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday weakening low 982 mb located at 64.5N 67W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday trough located from 66N 67W to 61N 57.5W then
to 58N 55W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough located from 67N 76W to 64.5N 67W then
to 58N 68W.

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