Puvirnituq - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 11:05 AM CDT 19 August 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots veering to west 20 this afternoon then increasing to west 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 30 Monday morning and to west 20 Monday evening.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms today changing to chance of drizzle overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 19 August 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 19 August 2018
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind light increasing to north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 August 2018 Today Tonight and Monday 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 Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 August 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

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 6450N 8245W
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 6 tenths first-year ice along parts of the coast.
Unusual presence of sea ice along the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Puvirnituq - southern half

Issued 11:05 AM CDT 19 August 2018

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Special ice warning in effect

Puvirnituq

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 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 19 August 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday deepening low 993 mb located near Southampton
Island.
By 0000 UTC Tuesday low 983 mb located at 64N 64W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday departing cold front located over 57N 79W
extending southwestward.

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