Puvirnituq - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 29 July 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots late this evening and to east 25 after midnight.

Rain beginning Thursday morning changing to a few showers and fog Thursday evening. Fog forming late overnight and dissipating Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog and in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 29 July 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 29 July 2015
Friday Wind east 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6220N 7800W to 6335N 7845W to
6400N 7700W to 6400N 7500W to 6230N 7100W to 6130N 6600W to 6200N
6510W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the western section.
Unusual presence of sea ice in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Puvirnituq - northern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 July 2015

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 29 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 75N 60W to 66N 57W then
to 58N 55W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 74N 50W to 70N 43W then to
60N 44W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday trough located from 57N 91W to 60N 78W.
By 0000 UTC Friday trough located from 58N 85W to 64N 71W.

At 0000 UTC Friday approaching low 985 mb located at 58N 85W.

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