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Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 12 November 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind northwest 20 Wednesday.

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

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray Wednesday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EST 12 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 12 November 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 11 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6215N
6555W to 6215N 6405W to 6650N 6005W to 6805N 6405W to Cumberland
Peninsula near 6800N 6450W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6915N 6640W to
7125N 6515W to 7205N 6745W to 7245N 6450W then northeastward. Sea
ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 05:00 AM EST 12 November 2019

'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 05:00 AM EST 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening low 986 mb located at 65N 62W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough located from Baffin Bay to Labrador Sea.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge located over western Hudson Bay.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge from 1030 mb high located from Lake
Ontario to Ungava Bay.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 996 mb located over Victoria Island.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 999 mb located near Southampton Island.

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