Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 PM EST 24 January 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 25 early this evening and to east 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind increasing to east 35 to 45 early Wednesday morning then diminishing to east 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.

Snow and chance of ice pellets beginning near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 03:00 PM EST 24 January 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 PM EST 24 January 2017
Thursday Wind northeasterly 10 to 20 knots backing to northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light increasing to west 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 3 tenths of grey ice along parts of the shore and in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths of grey ice along parts of the shore and
in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 8:20 PM EST 24 January 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 PM EST 24 January 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 p.m. EST today quasi-stationary high 1030 mb located
over Labrador.

At 3:00 p.m. EST today low 989 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Wednesday low 990 mb located over Nova Scotia.

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