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Puvirnituq - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:39 AM CDT 30 October 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 25 knots increasing to west 30 late this evening then diminishing to west 20 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 Saturday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray overnight.

Temperatures near minus 2.


Issued 05:00 AM CDT 30 October 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 30 October 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 October 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 5 tenths new ice along the coast in the southern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 October 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 6040N 7830W to 5850N 7915W
to 5720N 7710W to 5430N 8015W to 5800N 9130W to 6045N 9300W to 6330N
8830W to 6245N 8630W to 6315N 8000W to 6435N 7805W. Sea ice east
then south then west then north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6220N 6900W to
6145N 6830W to 6115N 6545W to Resolution Island near 6125N 6500W.
Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice along the coast in the southern


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Puvirnituq - southern half

Issued 08:39 AM CDT 30 October 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 30 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday low 996 mb located at 66N 80W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 997 mb located at 65N 75W.

At 1200 UTC Friday quasi-stationary trough located over the coast
of Greenland.

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