Puvirnituq - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 17 August 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 20 knots tonight. Wind southwest 20 Saturday.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 17 August 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 late Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 17 August 2018
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots backing to southeast 25 in the morning then diminishing to south 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 August 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 17 August 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 6 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 17 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 17 August 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday weakening low 990 mb located at 62N 64W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday departing low 999 mb located at 60N 52W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge located from Foxe Basin to James Bay.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located from 70N 71W to 53N 72W.

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