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Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 30 November 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late this evening then veering to northeast 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 25 late Thursday morning and to northeast 35 late Thursday afternoon.

Snow Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Low tonight minus 19. High Thursday minus 9.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 30 November 2022
Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 30 November 2022
Friday Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 in the morning.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday 3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the extreme western section. Consolidated grey-white ice in small bays in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 30 November 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6033N 6238W to 6145N 6057W to 6434N 5750W
then northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths
grey-white ice in the extreme western section. Consolidated
grey-white ice in small bays in the southwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 5:00 PM EST 30 November 2022

'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 5:00 PM EST 30 November 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 PM EST 30 November 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday low 984 mb located at 53N 80W.
By 0000 UTC Friday deepening low 984 mb located at 58N 67W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located over Baffin Island extending
southward.
By 0000 UTC Friday departing ridge located over Baffin Bay extending
southeastward.

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