Chaleur - Miscou

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 January 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to northeast 40 to 50 this afternoon then diminishing to north 35 to 40 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Snow changing to chance of flurries Wednesday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 10.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 January 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along parts of the New Brunswick coast. Strong ice pressure along the coast between Bathurst and Miscou Island today and Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6005W to 4805N 6130W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5905W. Sea ice west and north and east of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along parts of the New Brunswick coast. Strong ice pressure along the coast between Bathurst and Miscou Island today and Wednesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 12:50 PM AST 27 January 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015

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 10:00 AM AST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 978 mb located southeast of Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 988 mb located over Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 998 mb located over Cape Breton
Island.
By 10:30 a.m. AST Wednesday low 998 mb located over Cabot Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:05 AM AST 27 January 2015 An intensifying area of low pressure southeast of Cape Cod will
gradually approach the district today. The low will then weaken as it
crosses Nova Scotia tonight to lie near Cabot Strait Wednesday
evening. Storm force east or northeasterlies will develop over most
waters as the low approaches. Winds will shift to generally strong to
gale force westerlies in its wake. Winds will diminish from west to
east during the day Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
All waters except Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope and Anticosti
where a gale warning is in effect.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand
Manan..Eastern shore..Fourchu..Cabot Strait..Northumberland
Strait..Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Higher than normal water levels and possible ice pile up can be
expected at high tide this afternoon and early this evening along the
western part of the Northumberland Strait.

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