Puvirnituq - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 23 June 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then becoming west 15 Sunday afternoon.

Chance of flurries today. Fog patches forming late this evening and dissipating Sunday morning.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 23 June 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 23 June 2018
Monday Wind west 15 knots backing to south 20 in the morning then increasing to south 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind north 20 knots increasing to north 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 June 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths first-year ice. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice and along the coast this afternoon and continuing Saturday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 June 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths first-year ice. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack
ice and along the coast this afternoon and continuing Saturday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Puvirnituq

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 June 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 23 June 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday merging low 996 mb located over Ungava Bay.
At 1200 UTC Saturday merging low 996 mb located over northern
Labrador Sea.
By 0000 UTC Monday departing low 995 mb located over northeastern
Labrador Sea.

At 1200 UTC Saturday building ridge from 1017 mb high located over
southwestern Hudson Bay.
By 0000 UTC Monday building high 1024 mb located over James Bay.

At 1200 UTC Saturday deepening low 1007 mb located near Great
Bear Lake.
By 0000 UTC Monday deepening low 1002 mb located near Baker Lake.

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