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Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 16 December 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northeast 30 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 late this morning then increasing to northeast 25 early this evening. Wind veering to east 30 after midnight. Wind easterly 25 to 30 Tuesday.

Snow changing to flurries Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 9 rising to minus 1 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EST 16 December 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 16 December 2019
Wednesday Wind east 30 knots diminishing to southeast 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind light increasing to northwest 25 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday 2 tenths new ice except 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6020N 6230W to 6130N 5935W to 6435N 5750W
then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths new ice except 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice
along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 05:00 AM EST 16 December 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 16 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Baffin Island.

At 1200 UTC Monday trough from 962 mb low located from 55N 59W to
60N 88W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough located from 55N 54W to 63N 87W.

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