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Frobisher Bay

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 02 December 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 25 early this evening then diminishing to light early Saturday morning. Wind becoming southeast 15 late Saturday afternoon.

Snow Saturday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening. Freezing spray beginning Saturday evening.

Temperatures minus 7 falling to minus 12 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM EST 02 December 2022
Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EST 02 December 2022
Sunday Wind east 30 knots diminishing to southeast 20 in the morning and to light late in the day.
Monday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EST 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday 5 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice. Consolidated grey-white ice along the coast in the southwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EST 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6022N 6229W to 6401N 5754W then
northeastwards. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice. Consolidated
grey-white ice along the coast in the southwestern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Frobisher Bay

Issued 5:00 PM EST 02 December 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 2 December 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday low 974 mb located at 69N 62W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday departing low 987 mb located at 85N 55W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday deepening low 1000 mb located at 50N 88W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 992 mb located at 58N 74W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday trough from 992 mb low located from 58N 74W
to 63N 94W.

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