Puvirnituq - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 18 August 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 15 knots backing to south 20 this evening then to southeast 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to south 15 Sunday afternoon then increasing to west 25 Sunday evening.

A few showers beginning late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 18 August 2018
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 18 August 2018
Monday Wind west 25 knots increasing to west 35 in the morning then diminishing to west 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15.
Wednesday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 August 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 6 tenths first-year ice along parts of the coast. Unusual presence of sea ice along the coast. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 August 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6105N 7055W to 6205N 7035W
to 6310N 7435W to 6250N 7905W to 5955N 7925W to Quebec near 5930N
7755W. Sea ice south and east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6450N 8245W to
Southampton Island near 6450N 7810W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6555N 8530W to
Nunavut near 6610N 8440W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 6 tenths first-year ice along parts of the coast.
Unusual presence of sea ice along the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Puvirnituq

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday deepening low 996 mb located near Rankin Inlet.
By 0000 UTC Monday low 988 mb located at 64N 80W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday cold front located over Manitoba extending
northeastward.
By 0000 UTC Monday cold front located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Quebec.

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