Puvirnituq - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 29 July 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to east 20 after midnight. Wind veering to southeast 15 early Thursday afternoon then backing to east 20 late Thursday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Showers beginning early Thursday afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 29 July 2015
Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 29 July 2015
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots in the morning then backing to northeast 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 knots veering to southeast 20.
Sunday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6220N 7800W to 6335N 7845W 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.

Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the western section.
Unusual presence of sea ice in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Puvirnituq - northern half

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 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 30 July 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday deepening low 984 mb located at 58N 86W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday weakening low 987 mb located at 58N 82W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Davis Strait.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
western Greenland.

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