Puvirnituq - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 31 July 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then becoming northeast 15 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to east 20 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday afternoon.

Periods of light rain or drizzle beginning this evening and ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 31 July 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Over open water seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 31 July 2015
Sunday Wind light increasing to northeast 20 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind east 25 knots backing to north 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 July 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Special ice warning in effect. 1 tenth of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the southwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 July 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6220N 7800W to 6250N 8015W to
6355N 7710W 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.

1 tenth of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the
southwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Puvirnituq - southern half

Issued 12:08 PM EDT 30 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 31 July 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday quasi-stationary low 986 mb located at 58N 83W.

At 1200 UTC Friday quasi-stationary ridge from high located on a
line north-south over Greenland.

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