Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 16 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 25 knots early this morning and to southwest 30 to 40 early this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near noon Tuesday then becoming light Tuesday evening.

Snow changing to flurries at times heavy early this evening then to flurries this evening and ending Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near noon and ending Tuesday morning.

High today minus 6. Temperatures falling to minus 12 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 16 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning and to 2 to 3 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 near midnight and to 1 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming light.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 8 tenths of grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6040W to 4610N 6150W
to 4755N 6100W to 4710N 6415W to 4905N 6340W to 4850N 6145W to 5040N
5745W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths of grey ice in some bays.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 16 January 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

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 16 January 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 3:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. EST today departing ridge located from Labrador to
Prince Edward Island then to New England.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today low 1001 mb located over James Bay.
By 7:00 a.m. EST Tuesday departing low 1007 mb located over
Newfoundland.

At 1:00 p.m. EST today ridge located from Hudson Bay to Lake
Superior.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Tuesday ridge located from Labrador to Sept-Îles
then to Maine.

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