Puvirnituq - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 28 October 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to north 15 to 20 late this morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday morning then increasing to south 25 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Saturday evening.

A few flurries ending late this afternoon. A few flurries beginning Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

High today plus 2. Low tonight minus 3. High Saturday plus 2.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 28 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 28 October 2016
Sunday Wind southwest 30 knots increasing to southwest 35 in the morning then veering to west 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5705N 9150W to 6035N 9400W to
6345N 8840W to 6145N 8330W to 6325N 7925W to 6520N 8300W to 6740N
7915W to 6610N 7605W to 6455N 7910W to Foxe Peninsula near 6435N
7810W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Puvirnituq - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 28 October 2016

'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 28 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday dissipating low 1001 mb located at 68N 79W.

At 1200 UTC Friday deepening low 1006 mb located at 59N 79W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 998 mb low located from 65N 62W to
69N 82W.

At 1200 UTC Saturday intensifying low 1001 mb located at 62N 94W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 983 mb located at 62N 85W.

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