Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
Issued 03:00 AM EST 27 January 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 30 early this morning then becoming northeast 25 to 35 near noon. Wind diminishing to northeast 20 Wednesday morning then backing to north 15 Wednesday afternoon.
Snow beginning early this afternoon changing to periods of light snow near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Over open water risk of freezing spray today tonight and Wednesday morning.
Temperatures minus 19 rising to minus 10 Wednesday afternoon.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst 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 4720N 6005W to 4805N 6130W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5905W. 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 CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
8 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice on parts of the coast. Strong ice pressure on parts of the coast today and Wednesday.
Warnings (In effect)
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern halfIssued 08:09 AM EST 27 January 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.
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern halfIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. EST today quasi-stationary ridge located from Labrador
Coast to Lake Saint-Jean then to Lake Huron.
At 3:00 a.m. EST today intensifying low 985 mb located 120 miles
south of Cape Cod.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Wednesday low 1000 mb located over Cape Breton
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