Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 24 February 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 to 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to east 15 to 25 Saturday morning. Wind veering to southeasterly 20 to 30 near noon Saturday.

Chance of flurries today. Periods of ice pellets Saturday morning with a risk of freezing rain. Visibility as low as 1 mile in ice pellets.

High today zero. Low tonight minus 7. High Saturday plus 3.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 24 February 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 PM EST 23 February 2017
Saturday Wind southeasterly 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southwest 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 9 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 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast 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

9 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 24 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 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. EST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Montréal.
By 7:00 a.m. EST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Anticosti Island.

At 7:00 p.m. EST tonight low 992 mb located near Lake Michigan.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Saturday low 985 mb located west of Lake
Saint-Jean.

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