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Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 12:24 PM EST 28 November 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 early this evening. Wind northwest 30 Tuesday.

Flurries ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 11 falling to minus 23 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 12:24 PM EST 28 November 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 28 November 2022
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to east 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday 5 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 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6048N 6250W to 6145N 6057W to 6434N 5750W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 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 12:24 PM EST 28 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 12:24 PM EST 28 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 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday low 987 mb located over southern Davis Strait.
By 1200 UTC Tuesday low 985 mb located at 63N 57W.

At 1200 UTC Monday quasi-stationary ridge located from Baker Lake
to James Bay.

At 0700 UTC Monday quasi-stationary trough located over Davis
Strait.

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