Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 02 March 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 10 to 20 knots veering to westerly 15 to 25 late this morning then increasing to northwest 30 to 40 early this evening. Wind diminishing to westerly 20 to 30 near noon Tuesday.

Chance of flurries today and tonight.

High today minus 5. Low tonight minus 20. High Tuesday minus 14.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 02 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 02 March 2015
Wednesday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots becoming westerly 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 30 knots.
Friday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice developing overnight. 

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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 Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5630W to 4720N 5710W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice
developing overnight.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 02 March 2015

'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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 02 March 2015

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 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. EST today building low 1007 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 7:00 a.m. EST Tuesday departing low 953 mb located over northern
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Quebec.
By 1:00 a.m. EST Tuesday dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today building ridge located on a line north-south
over northwestern Ontario.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gaspe Peninsula.

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