Puvirnituq - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 15 August 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind south 25 knots veering to southwest 30 early this evening then to northwest 30 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain and fog.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 15 August 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 15 August 2018
Friday Wind northwest 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots backing to south 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to southeast 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 7 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 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 7 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 15 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 15 August 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday low 994 mb located at 64N 86W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 995 mb located at 62N 74W.

At 0000 UTC Friday approaching ridge located on a line north-south
over western Hudson Bay.

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