Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 PM EST 24 January 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeasterly 10 to 20 knots becoming light near midnight then increasing to northwesterly 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 30 early Sunday morning and to west 40 to 50 late Sunday morning.

Snow changing to a few flurries Sunday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray Sunday.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 14 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 03:00 PM EST 24 January 2015
Tonight and Sunday Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 PM EST 24 January 2015
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 in the morning then veering to northerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice except 9 tenths of grey-white ice on parts of the coast. Strong ice pressure will develop in the pack ice Sunday morning. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4800N 6050W to 4805N 6220W to 4855N 6105W to 4930N 6120W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5910W. Sea ice west and north and east of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice except 9 tenths of grey-white ice on parts of the coast. Strong ice pressure will develop in the pack ice Sunday morning.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 3:00 PM EST 24 January 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 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 PM EST 24 January 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 p.m. EST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Lake Huron.
By 7:00 a.m. EST Sunday trough located on a line east-west over
New England.

At 3:00 p.m. EST today intensifying low 1004 mb located south of
Cape Cod.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Sunday low 950 mb located over Labrador Coast.

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