Puvirnituq - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 07 October 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to north 20 knots early this morning and to north 30 late this morning. Wind increasing to northwest 40 early this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Thursday morning then increasing to south 20 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain changing to periods of light snow late this evening and ending after midnight. A few flurries beginning Thursday afternoon and changing to a few showers Thursday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating early this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 07 October 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 metre building to 2 late this morning and to 4 early this afternoon. Seas building to 5 late this afternoon then subsiding to 3 late overnight and to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 07 October 2015
Friday Wind south 20 knots increasing to northwest 50 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 30.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 7 October 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 7 October 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from near 6500N 8225W to 6555N 7840W to
6635N 7905W to 6625N 8055W to 6525N 8315W to near 6500N 8225W. 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 07 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 7 October 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday low 989 mb located over northern Quebec.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 985 mb located over northwestern Labrador

At 1200 UTC Wednesday deepening low 1005 mb located near Great
Slave Lake.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 995 mb located off Coats Island.

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