Chaleur - Miscou

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 January 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind north 40 knots increasing to northwest 45 to 50 early this morning then diminishing to west 35 to 40 late this morning. Wind diminishing to west 30 overnight and to west 15 to 20 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to light Monday afternoon.

Snow at times heavy ending early this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 13 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 January 2015
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind westerly 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along parts of the New Brunswick coast. Strong ice pressure will develop along the coast between Bathurst and Miscou Island overnight. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 4800N 6050W to 4805N 6220W to 4855N 6105W to 4930N 6120W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5910W. 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.

9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice along parts of the New Brunswick coast. Strong ice pressure will develop along the coast between Bathurst and Miscou Island overnight.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 04:36 AM AST 25 January 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 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 AST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 962 mb located over Prince
Edward Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 950 mb located north of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 945 mb located northeast
of Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located over Ontario.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:40 AM AST 25 January 2015 ..High water level warning ended..

An intense low pressure system near Prince Edward Island will
continue to track northeastward today to lie northeast of Labrador by
this evening. Gale to storm force southerlies ahead of this system
will shift to gale to storm force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
All waters except Fundy..Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges
Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank and West Scotian Slope where
gale warnings are in effect.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..Eastern
Shore..Fourchu..Banquereau - northwestern half..Cabot Strait..
Northumberland Strait - eastern half..Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half
and Anticosti.

In addition higher than normal water levels and rough pounding surf
can be expected along the coast of Western Cape Breton and the
gulf-facing coast of Eastern Prince Edward Island this morning.

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