Puvirnituq - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 23 October 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots increasing to south 45 early this afternoon then veering to southwest 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 30 late this evening then increasing to west 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 30 Tuesday morning and to west 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

A few showers and chance of flurries changing to periods of light snow late this evening and ending Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to zero Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 23 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 early this morning and to 6 early this afternoon. Seas building to 7 late this afternoon then subsiding to 5 after midnight and to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 23 October 2017
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northeast 20 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6300N 9040W to 6240N
8440W to Southampton Island near 6335N 8140W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6400N 8035W
to 6520N 8305W to 6745N 7940W to 6650N 7705W to 6720N 7330W to 6525N
7820W to Foxe Peninsula near 6440N 7815W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Puvirnituq - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 23 October 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday low 966 mb located at 61N 87.50W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 984 mb located at 70N 77W.

At 1200 UTC Monday trough from 998 mb low located from 72N 72W to
66N 61W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 984 mb low located from 73.50N
70W to 66N 61W.

At 1200 UTC Monday departing ridge located from 67N 55W to 58N 59W.

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