Puvirnituq - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 August 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 this afternoon and to light late overnight. Wind becoming southwest 15 Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Periods of drizzle ending this morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 August 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 August 2018
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots backing to southeast 20 in the afternoon then increasing to south 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 45 knots diminishing to south 25.
Friday Wind southwest 25 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 - northern half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 20 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 20 August 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday dissipating low 985 mb located at 66N 76W.

At 1200 UTC Monday low 990 mb located at 62N 64W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 1000 mb located at 65N 58W.

At 1200 UTC Monday deepening low located at 70N 100W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 998 mb located over Southampton Island.

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