Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light becoming south 15 knots late this evening then diminishing to light after midnight. Wind increasing to south 15 early Wednesday morning and to south 20 late Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to south 15 late Wednesday afternoon and to light Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending early Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 11 falling to minus 16 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind light increasing to northwest 35 knots in the afternoon and to northwest 40 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 7 tenths new ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice along the coast in the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6040N 6245W to 6300N 5925W to 6445N 5745W
then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths new ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice along the coast in
the extreme western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EST 20 November 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday merging low 989 mb located at 65N 57W.
At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 990 mb located at 70N 62W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1006 mb located at 74N 75W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 996 mb located at 66N 70W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday weakening low 1005 mb located at 67N 73W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Baffin Island.

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