Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 02 April 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30 early this morning and to west 10 to 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to southeasterly 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light near noon Friday then increasing to west 20 Friday evening.

A few flurries ending this morning. Snow beginning late this evening and changing to showers Friday morning and ending Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to plus 3 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 02 April 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EDT 02 April 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except consolidated first-year ice in bays and on parts of the shores. 

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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 Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except consolidated first-year ice in bays and on parts
of the shores.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 02 April 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 02 April 2015

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 2 April 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. EDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Québec city.
By 2:00 p.m. EDT Friday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. EDT today trough located on a line north-south over
western Lake Superior.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
Anticosti Island.

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