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Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 18 September 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots after midnight and to southeast 30 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 near noon Thursday.

Showers changing to rain early this evening and ending Thursday evening. Fog patches forming late this morning and dissipating near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 18 September 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 Thursday afternoon then subsiding to 1 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 18 September 2019
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 September 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 September 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Somerset Island near 7355N 9015W to
Devon Island near 7435N 9110W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Devon Island near 7640N 9315W to
Ellesmere Island near 7655N 8925W. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Ellesmere Island 7640N 7750W to 7730N
7445W then northeast. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 18 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 18 September 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday intensifying low 999 mb located 90 miles
southeast of Baker Lake.
By 0000 UTC Friday intensifying low 981 mb located 120 miles south
of Prince Charles Island.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday intensifying trough located from the low
to Churchill.
By 0000 UTC Friday intensifying trough located from the low to
Kuujjuaq.

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