Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 27 December 2014

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 20 to 30 this morning then diminishing to west 10 to 15 this evening. Wind becoming northeast 15 after midnight then diminishing to light Sunday afternoon.

Periods of snow beginning after midnight and ending Sunday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 27 December 2014
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 late this morning and to 1 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 PM EST 26 December 2014
Sunday Wind east 10 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 2 tenths of new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6345W to Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6200W to 4645N 6345W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4810N 6445W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4905N 6635W to 4940N 6635W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4925N 6335W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4905N 6140W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Fifth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W to 5045N 5730W to 5100N 5710W then northward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths of new ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 27 December 2014

'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 27 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. EST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Montréal.
By 7:00 a.m. EST Sunday dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today low 1008 mb located west of Lake Michigan.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Sunday low 998 mb located over southern
Newfoundland.

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