Puvirnituq - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 28 July 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to southeast 15 late overnight. Wind backing to east 20 early Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to light late Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to east 20 Wednesday evening.

Periods of drizzle and fog patches ending early Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 28 July 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Over open water seas less than 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 28 July 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to south 15 in the afternoon and to light late in the day.
Friday Wind south 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind east 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. 1 tenth of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the southwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6220N 7800W to 6300N 8000W to
6400N 7700W to 6400N 7500W to 6230N 7100W to 6130N 6600W to 6200N
6510W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

1 tenth of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the
southwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Puvirnituq - southern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 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 28 July 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 75N 68W to 66N 57W then
to 59N 58W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 74N 68W to 67N 51W then
to 59N 51W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday dissipating ridge located from 58N 76W to
69N 87W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday approaching low 987 mb located at 56N 88W.

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