Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 PM EST 04 March 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 30 to 40 this evening then diminishing to west 25 Thursday evening.

A few flurries changing to chance of flurries late this evening then to a few flurries near midnight and ending late overnight. Visibility near zero in flurries.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 17 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 03:00 PM EST 04 March 2015
Tonight and Thursday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 PM EST 04 March 2015
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots becoming southwest 20.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice. 

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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 EST 4 March 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5630W to 4720N 5710W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 3:00 PM EST 04 March 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 PM EST 4 March 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 p.m. EST today low 984 mb located 200 miles south of
Ungava Bay.
By 7:00 a.m. EST Thursday low 988 mb located over Labrador Coast.

At 7:00 a.m. EST Thursday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Thursday ridge located from Lake Saint-Jean to
Lake Erie.

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