Puvirnituq - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 27 October 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 early this morning then diminishing to light early this evening. Wind becoming south 15 after midnight then diminishing to light Friday morning. Wind increasing to north 30 Friday afternoon.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Friday evening.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 27 October 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre building to 2 Friday afternoon and to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 27 October 2016
Saturday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southwest 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 30 knots veering to northwest 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 October 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 October 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6305N 9035W to 6345N
8840W to 6145N 8330W to 6325N 7925W to 6520N 8300W to 6740N 7915W to
6610N 7605W to 6455N 7910W to Foxe Peninsula near 6435N 7810W. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Manitoba 5815N 9300W to 5855N 9250W
to 5930N 9425W to Manitoba near 5950N 9450W. Sea ice west of the ice

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Puvirnituq - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 27 October 2016

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 27 October 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday deepening low 1003 mb located at 68N 76W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 996 mb located at 67N 76W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday deepening trough from 1003 mb low located
from 68N 76W to 65N 91W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday trough from 996 mb low located from 67N 76W
to 60N 75W then to 53N 82W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday approaching low located over northeastern

At 1200 UTC Thursday departing high 1037 mb located over northern

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