Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 14 December 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to north 15 knots late this evening except northeast 50 near the entrance to Frobisher Bay. Wind becoming northeast 30 late Friday morning then diminishing to northeast 15 late Friday afternoon. Wind backing to northwest 20 Friday evening.

Periods of light snow changing to snow after midnight and ending early Friday afternoon. Periods of light snow beginning Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Low tonight minus 13. High Friday minus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 14 December 2017
Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 14 December 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming northwest 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice along the coast in the northwest and northeast sections. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6030N 6235W to 6045N 5920W to 6325N 5755W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9
tenths grey-white ice along the coast in the northwest and northeast
sections.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 5:00 PM EST 14 December 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 4:23 PM EST 14 December 2017 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday low 957 mb located at 57.5N 61W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday dissipating low 967 mb located at 57N 59W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday approaching low 963 mb located at 61N 53W.

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