Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 13 December 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late overnight except north 35 near the entrance to Frobisher Bay. Wind northwest 10 to 15 except north 35 near the entrance to Frobisher Bay Thursday.

Chance of flurries changing to periods of snow early Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Low tonight minus 19. High Thursday minus 13.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 13 December 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 13 December 2017
Friday Wind light increasing to northeast 30 knots in the morning then diminishing to northeast 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 plus tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice along the coast in the northwest and northeast sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

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

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 5:00 PM EST 13 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EST 13 December 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday quasi-stationary trough located over central
Baffin Bay.

At 0000 UTC Thursday approaching low 968 mb located at 49N 65W.

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