Puvirnituq - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 August 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots this afternoon then backing to south 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to south 15 Wednesday morning and to light near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to south 25 Wednesday evening.

A few showers beginning late this evening changing to rain late overnight and ending Wednesday morning. Rain beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 August 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 21 August 2018
Thursday Wind west 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 in the morning and to southwest 40 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 20.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 3 tenths first-year ice along parts of the coast. Unusual presence of sea ice along the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6215N 7810W to 6215N 7910W
to 6045N 7940W to Quebec near 6025N 7745W. Sea ice east of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6435N 8155W
to Baffin Island near 6450N 7810W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

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

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 3 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 21 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 AM EDT 21 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday dissipating low 989 mb located at 66N 60W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday deepening low 1002 mb located at 65N 91W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 990 mb located at 65N 80W.

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