Puvirnituq - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 14 August 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to southwest 20 late overnight. Wind backing to south 25 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 14 August 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 14 August 2018
Thursday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 30 in the morning then diminishing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 14 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 14 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 14 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 14 August 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 994 mb located near Great Slave Lake.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 994 mb located near Arviat.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 69N 72W to 62N 76W then
to 54N 85W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 67N 59W to 61N 64W then
to 55N 71W.

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