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Frobisher Bay


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 09 December 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late this morning then increasing to west 30 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 after midnight and to light Tuesday morning.

Flurries ending this evening. Periods of snow Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray ending Tuesday afternoon. Moderate freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 16 Tuesday evening.


Issued 05:00 AM EST 09 December 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EST 09 December 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday 4 tenths new ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6125N 6330W to 6210N 6050W to 6355N 5830W to
6525N 5745W then northward. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths new ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 05:00 AM EST 09 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EST 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday low 988 mb located at 64N 60W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 998 mb located at 64N 62W.

At 1200 UTC Monday low 980 mb located at 64N 78W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday weakening low 998 mb located at 60N 88W.

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