Puvirnituq - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 09 October 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to northwest 15 late this morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 early this afternoon and to northwest 40 early this evening. Wind diminishing to north 25 Saturday morning and to north 15 Saturday evening.

A few flurries and chance of showers changing to snow late this afternoon and ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 09 October 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 4 early this afternoon then subsiding to 3 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 09 October 2015
Sunday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northeast 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 9 October 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 9 October 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6505N 8700W to
Southampton Island near 6515N 8605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6525N 8430W
to 6535N 8305W to Nunavut near 6635N 8235W. Sea ice west of the ice

Third ice edge estimated from Melville Peninsula near 6755N 8205W to
6930N 7925W to 6820N 7945W to 6645N 7650W to 6720N 7300W to 6530N
7550W to Baffin Island near 6525N 7715W. Sea ice north of the ice

Fourth ice edge estimated from near 6525N 7940W to 6535N 7815W to
6615N 7840W to 6605N 8030W to 6550N 8100W to near 6525N 7940W. Sea
ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Puvirnituq - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 09 October 2015

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 9 October 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday low 993 mb located at 60N 76W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 991 mb located at 60N 67W.

At 1200 UTC Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over northern Manitoba.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located from 68N 90W to 60N 85W then to
55N 75W.

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