Puvirnituq - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 04 August 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 25 after midnight then backing to north 20 Wednesday afternoon. Wind veering to east 20 Wednesday evening.

Fog dissipating late this morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 04 August 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind east 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special ice warning in effect. 1 tenth of first-year ice except 5 tenths of first-year ice in the southern section. Unusual presence of sea ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 3 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5700N 9000W to 6115N
8200W to Quebec near 6125N 7745W. Sea ice east and south of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6500N 8705W to
Southampton Island near 6500N 8610W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6340N 8630W to
6245N 8610W to Coats island near 6225N 8355W. Sea ice north and east
of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Coats island near 6255N 8155W to
6300N 8000W to 6335N 7835W to Baffin Island near 6425N 7800W. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

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

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Puvirnituq - southern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 03 August 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 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 999 mb located at 55N 75W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 1000 mb located at 54N 65W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over western Davis Strait.

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