Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 PM EST 26 January 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early this evening and to light late this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 10 to 20 late overnight and to northeast 20 to 25 early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 to 35 near noon Tuesday.

Snow beginning Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Over open water risk of freezing spray Tuesday.

Low tonight minus 20. High Tuesday minus 13.

Waves

Issued 03:00 PM EST 26 January 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 26 January 2015
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 20 in the morning.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice on parts of the coast. Strong ice pressure on parts of the coast today and Tuesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 4800N 6050W to 4805N 6150W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5910W. 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.

8 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice on parts of the coast. Strong ice pressure on parts of the coast today and Tuesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 3:00 PM EST 26 January 2015

'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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 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 3:00 PM EST 26 January 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 p.m. EST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Lake Saint-Jean.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Tuesday ridge located from Labrador Coast to
Lake Huron.

At 3:00 p.m. EST today intensifying low 1001 mb located over
Cape Hatteras.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Tuesday low 978 mb located over Cape Cod.

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