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Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 04 June 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots veering to east 15 to 20 early this afternoon then diminishing to east 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind east 10 to 15 Friday.

Rain this morning with a risk of freezing rain changing to periods of snow and ending this afternoon. Periods of snow Friday morning and afternoon changing to showers. Fog patches.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 04 June 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this afternoon then subsiding to 1 or less early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 04 June 2020
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 June 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice pressure warning in effect. 1 tenth first-year ice except 5 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme southeastern section. Consolidated first-year ice along the coast in the western section and along parts of the north shore. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice in the extreme southeast section late this evening. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 June 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 5800N 5800W to 6000N 5915W to 6115N 6115W to
6210N 5935W to 6400N 5755W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

1 tenth first-year ice except 5 tenths first-year ice including a
trace of old ice in the extreme southeastern section. Consolidated
first-year ice along the coast in the western section and along
parts of the north shore. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack
ice in the extreme southeast section late this evening.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 03 June 2020

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 4 June 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday low 989 mb located at 55N 68W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 999 mb located at 58N 62W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday departing ridge from 1038 mb high located
from 77N 55W to 59N 94W.

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