Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 20 near noon then backing to northwesterly 15 to 25 this evening. Wind backing to west 10 to 20 Thursday morning.

Periods of light snow ending late this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Over open water risk of freezing spray this morning.

Temperatures near minus 11.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this morning and to 1 or less early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 30.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths of grey ice including 2 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 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.

8 tenths of grey ice including 2 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 Wednesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

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 3:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. EST today low 994 mb located over western Nova Scotia.
By 7:00 p.m. EST tonight departing low 1004 mb located over
Cabot Strait.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today ridge located from Labrador to Lake Huron.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Thursday ridge located from Labrador to Cape Cod.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today low located over the Midwestern states.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Thursday low located over Lake Ontario.

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