Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late this evening then becoming west 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 25 Friday afternoon.

Snow ending near noon. Periods of light snow beginning Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 13 rising to minus 1 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Over open water seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late this evening then building to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 1 tenth of grey-white ice. 

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Map of St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River marine weather areas Mont-Louis - 45138 Lake Nipissing - 45152 North Bay Airport Beauport Deschambault L'Assomption Trois-Rivières Airport Saint-Hubert Airport Baie-Comeau Airport Cap-Rouge Pointe de l'Islet Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier CFB Bagotville Jonquière Mistook Normandin Roberval Airport Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Brier Island Yarmouth Airport North Cape Île d'Orléans Île aux-Grues Lac Saint-Pierre Lac Memphremagog Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Saint-Anicet Île Rouge Pointe Claveau Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Montréal-Trudeau Int'l Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4520N
5925W to 4620N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice
northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6450W to New
Brunswick near 4525N 6520W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of grey-white ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 23 March 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. EDT today intensifying low 998 mb located south
of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT tonight departing low 982 mb located over
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. EDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Lake Erie.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. EDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Ontario.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT Friday trough located from Labrador to Lake Huron.

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