Chaleur - Miscou

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15 near noon and to light late this afternoon. Wind increasing to south 10 to 15 near midnight and to south 15 to 20 overnight. Wind veering to southwest 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Chance of flurries overnight.

Temperatures minus 11 rising to minus 1 Wednesday afternoon then falling to minus 6 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2017
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 5 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along the southeastern shore of Chaleur Bay becoming 8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along the southeastern shore of Chaleur Bay overnight. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4825N 6120W to 5000N 5815W 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

5 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus
tenths of grey-white ice along the southeastern shore of Chaleur Bay
becoming 8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9
plus tenths of grey-white ice along the southeastern shore of
Chaleur Bay overnight.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located from
Newfoundland to Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:39 AM AST 21 February 2017 A low pressure system southeast of Laurentian Fan will intensify
tonight and Wednesday. A ridge moving in from Quebec will help
increase northerly winds over southern waters to strong to possibly
gale force today. On Wednesday strong to gale force northerlies are
forecast over southeastern waters.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - southeastern half.

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