Puvirnituq - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 31 July 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind light becoming south 15 knots after midnight then diminishing to light late Saturday morning.

A few showers ending early this evening. Fog patches dissipating Saturday morning.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 31 July 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 20 knots backing to northeast 25 in the afternoon then diminishing to east 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind light increasing to northeast 25 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind east 25 knots backing to north 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 July 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 5 tenths of first-year ice in the southern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the southern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 July 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5650N 8900W to 6000N
8500W to 6230N 7940W to Quebec near 6215N 7810W. Sea ice east and
south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6215N 7810W to
Southampton Island near 6530N 8605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6330N 8700W to
6150N 8400W to 6400N 7700W to 6400N 7400W to 6230N 7100W to 6130N
6600W to 6200N 6510W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 5 tenths of first-year ice in the southern
section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the southern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Puvirnituq - southern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 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 PM EDT 31 July 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary low 988 mb located at 58N 83W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary ridge from high located on
a line north-south over Greenland.

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