Puvirnituq - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 21 August 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 15 knots backing to south 20 after midnight then diminishing to south 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light late Wednesday morning then increasing to southwest 20 Wednesday evening.

A few showers beginning late this evening changing to rain late overnight and ending early Wednesday morning. A few showers beginning Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 21 August 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:13 PM CDT 21 August 2018
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 30 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 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 PM EDT 21 August 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday dissipating low 997 mb located at 65N 60W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday deepening low 1002 mb located at 65N 85W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday deepening low 991 mb located at 65N 82W.

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