Puvirnituq - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 01 August 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then becoming easterly 15 after midnight.

Fog.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 01 August 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 01 August 2015
Monday Wind east 20 knots backing to northeast 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 25.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.

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 AM EDT 1 August 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday weakening low 989 mb located at 59N 83W.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 998 mb located at 56N 85W.

At 1200 UTC Saturday quasi-stationary ridge from high located on
a line north-south over Greenland.

At 0000 UTC Monday building low 1023 mb located at 69N 64W.

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