Puvirnituq - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 08 October 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light late this morning then becoming southeast 15 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to northwest 40 Friday afternoon.

A few flurries ending early this evening. A few flurries and chance of showers beginning Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near plus 2.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 08 October 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 late this morning then building to 2 Friday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 08 October 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the morning.
Sunday Wind north 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to east 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from near

6500N 8225W to 6555N 7840W to 6500N 8220W to 6550N 7840W to 6630N
7905W to 6620N 8050W to 6520N 8315W to near 6500N 8220W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Foxe Peninsula near 6520N 7505W to
6615N 7445W to 6725N 7305W to 6655N 7725W to 6845N 7725W to 6845N
7935W to Baffin Island near 6955N 7850W. Sea ice east of the ice

Third ice edge estimated from Melville Peninsula near 6925N 8200W to
6935N 8150W to Baffin Island near 6950N 8210W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Puvirnituq - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 08 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 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday deepening low 1001 mb located at 61N 89W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 990 mb located at 60N 73W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday cold front from 1001 mb low located from 61N
89W to 58N 93W then to 58N 99W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday cold front from 990 mb low located from 60N
73W to 52N 72W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday low 988 mb located at 61N 62W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 991 mb located at 61N 57W.

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