Puvirnituq - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 August 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 Friday afternoon then backing to southwest 20 Friday evening.

Periods of rain and fog patches ending late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms. A few showers Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 August 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 August 2018
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind south 30 knots veering to west 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 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 Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

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)

Gale warning in effect

Puvirnituq - southern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 16 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 16 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 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday low 995 mb located at 64N 80W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 991 mb located at 62N 61W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday cold front from 995 mb low located from 64N
80W to 60N 83W then to 55N 88W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday cold front from 991 mb low located over 62N
61W extending southward.

At 1200 UTC Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
western Nunavut.
By 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from 70N 72W to 62N 77W then
to 51N 82W.

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