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Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 09 December 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to northwest 25 knots late this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 Saturday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray beginning this morning becoming severe this evening and ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures near minus 17.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EST 09 December 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 early this evening then subsiding to 1 or less Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 09 December 2022
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the eastern section. Consolidated first-year ice along the coast near Iqaluit. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6002N 6213W to 6026N 6117W to 6123N 6148W to
6348N 5756W then northeastwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the eastern
section. Consolidated first-year ice along the coast near Iqaluit.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 05:00 AM EST 09 December 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 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday departing trough from 1017 mb low located over
eastern Hudson Bay.

At 1200 UTC Friday building ridge from 1041 mb high located from
Ontario to Southampton Island then to Clyde River.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge from 1048 mb high located from Quebec to
Hudson Strait then to Clyde River.

At 1200 UTC Friday low 1014 mb located over northern Baffin Bay.
By 0000 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over Davis Strait.

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