Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 24 February 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25 near noon then veering to northwest 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind becoming northeasterly 15 near midnight then increasing to east 15 to 25 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to east 25 to 35 near noon Saturday.

Chance of flurries today. Periods of light snow beginning Saturday morning changing to periods of ice pellets near noon Saturday and ending Saturday afternoon. Risk of freezing rain Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

High today plus 1. Low tonight minus 7. High Saturday zero.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 24 February 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 24 February 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwest 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths of grey ice including a trace of grey-white ice. 

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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 EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W 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

9 tenths of grey ice including a trace of grey-white ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 24 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. EST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Montréal.
By 7:00 a.m. EST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Anticosti Island.

At 7:00 p.m. EST tonight low 992 mb located near Lake Michigan.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Saturday low 985 mb located west of Lake
Saint-Jean.

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