Chaleur - Miscou

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 27 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 near midnight then diminishing to west 15 early Tuesday morning. Wind backing to south 15 early Tuesday evening.

A few flurries ending near midnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray late this evening and overnight.

Low tonight minus 11. High Tuesday minus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind south 30 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice along the southeastern shore of Chaleur Bay. 

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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

2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice
including 1 tenth of first-year ice along the southeastern shore of
Chaleur Bay.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 8:00 PM AST 27 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 8:00 PM AST 27 February 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 8:00 PM AST 27 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Banquereau.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM AST 27 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over Northern New Brunswick will move
southeast to lie over Banquereau after midnight. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies behind it. Winds will gradually diminish on Tuesday
as a ridge of high pressure moves across the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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