Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 09 December 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 this morning then veering to northwest 20 to 30 late this afternoon except northwest 30 to 40 over eastern sections tonight and Saturday.

A few flurries changing to flurries at times heavy near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 8 overnight.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 09 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 09 December 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming east 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 09 December 2016

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 09 December 2016

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 EST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. EST today trough located on a line east-west over
Sept-Îles.
By 8:00 p.m. EST tonight departing trough from low located on a
line east-west over Newfoundland.

At 7:00 p.m. EST tonight ridge located on a line north-south
over Manitoba.
By 3:00 a.m. EST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Montréal.

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