Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 19 December 2014

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly 15 to 20 early this evening then veering to northeast 10 to 15 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light near noon Saturday.

Chance of flurries early this morning and overnight and Saturday.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 19 December 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this evening and to 1 or less Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 19 December 2014
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday Special ice warning in effect. Ice free except 3 tenths of new ice along parts of the shore. Unusual presence of sea ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday

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 4630N 6320W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4800N 6520W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4900N 6700W to 4930N 6700W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4930N 6340W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4955N 6400W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Ice free except 3 tenths of new ice along parts of the shore. Unusual presence of sea ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2014

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 EST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. EST today low 990 mb located over Newfoundland.
By 1:00 p.m. EST today departing low located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Lake Michigan.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Lake Erie.

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