Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15 early this morning then increasing to southwest 20 to 30 this evening. Wind veering to northwest 20 to 30 overnight.

Periods of snow beginning late this afternoon and ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to minus 1 this evening then falling to minus 9 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 1 tenth 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 EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4510N 5930W
to 4610N 5825W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of grey-white ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 08:41 AM EDT 24 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 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. EDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Saguenay River.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT tonight departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. EDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over northwestern Ontario.
By 8:00 a.m. EDT Saturday departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 8:00 p.m. EDT tonight high 1033 mb located over northern Ontario.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT Saturday high 1038 mb located southeast of
James Bay.

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