Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 28 February 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 near noon and to southwest 10 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind backing to southeasterly 10 to 20 this evening except south 30 near the coast. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to east 10 to 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to easterly 15 to 25 near noon Wednesday then backing to northerly 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Snow beginning Wednesday morning with a risk of freezing rain changing to rain Wednesday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to plus 2 Wednesday afternoon then falling to minus 9 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 28 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 28 February 2017
Thursday Wind northeast 30 knots backing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 6 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths 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 Varennes 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 EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4650N 6020W to 4700N
5945W to 4805N 6120W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west 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

6 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 28 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 AM EST 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. EST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Trois-Rivières.
By 4:00 a.m. EST Wednesday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Labrador Coast.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today trough located from James Bay to Lake
Superior.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Wednesday trough located from Natashquan to
Lake Erie.

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