Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 PM EST 24 February 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late this evening. Wind becoming northeasterly 15 late overnight then increasing to east 15 to 25 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to east 25 to 35 late Saturday morning.

Chance of flurries late this afternoon and this evening. Periods of light snow beginning early Saturday morning changing to periods of freezing rain late Saturday morning then to periods of drizzle Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Low tonight minus 5. High Saturday plus 2.

Waves

Issued 03:00 PM EST 24 February 2017
Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 PM EST 24 February 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwest 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths of grey ice including a trace of grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice including a trace of grey-white ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Issued 9:37 PM EST 24 February 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 PM EST 24 February 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 p.m. EST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Québec city.
By 1:00 p.m. EST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south
over Labrador.

At 3:00 p.m. EST today low 994 mb located near Lake Michigan.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Saturday low 986 mb located west of Lake
Saint-Jean.

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