Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
Issued 03:00 PM EST 24 February 2017
Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 late this evening and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to easterly 15 early Saturday morning and to east 15 to 25 late Saturday morning. Wind veering to southeasterly 20 to 30 early Saturday afternoon.
Chance of flurries late this afternoon and this evening. Periods of light snow beginning early Saturday morning changing to periods of freezing rain late Saturday morning then to periods of drizzle Saturday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.
Low tonight minus 5. High Saturday plus 3.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst 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.
9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice.
Warnings (In effect)
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern halfIssued 6:25 PM 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 PM EST 24 February 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 p.m. EST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Québec city.
By 1:00 p.m. EST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south
At 3:00 p.m. EST today low 994 mb located near Lake Michigan.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Saturday low 986 mb located west of Lake
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