Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 PM EST 03 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early this evening then backing to southeast 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind veering to southwest 10 to 20 Wednesday morning then becoming southwest 20 early Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 35 late Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of light snow beginning after midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Low tonight minus 12. High Wednesday minus 3.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 03 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 03 March 2015
Thursday Wind west 30 knots.
Friday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice diminishing this evening. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5630W to 4720N 5710W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice
diminishing this evening.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 3:00 PM EST 03 March 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 03 March 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 3 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 p.m. EST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Matane.
By 7:00 a.m. EST Wednesday departing ridge located from Ungava
Bay to Newfoundland.

At 7:00 p.m. EST tonight low 992 mb located west of James Bay.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Wednesday low 983 mb located 240 miles south of
Ungava Bay.

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