Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 early this evening and to light near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Friday morning and to southwest 20 to 30 Friday afternoon.

Snow beginning Friday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 13 rising to zero Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less early this evening then building to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4520N
5925W to 4620N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice
northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6450W to New
Brunswick near 4525N 6520W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Issued 08:46 AM EDT 23 March 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 EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. EDT today intensifying low 998 mb located south
of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT tonight departing low 982 mb located over
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. EDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Lake Erie.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. EDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Ontario.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT Friday trough located from Labrador to Lake Huron.

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