Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 PM EST 27 January 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northerly 20 to 30 late overnight and to northerly 10 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind becoming light near noon Wednesday then becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Light snow ending early Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Over open water risk of freezing spray tonight and Wednesday morning.

Temperatures minus 15 rising to minus 10 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 03:00 PM EST 27 January 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 early Wednesday morning and to 1 or less near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 PM EST 27 January 2015
Thursday Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon then becoming east 10 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 knots backing to north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus of grey-white ice along the southern coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First 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 Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 plus of grey-white ice along the southern coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts

Issued 6:49 PM 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 PM EST 27 January 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 p.m. EST today quasi-stationary ridge located from Labrador
Coast to Lake Saint-Jean then to Lake Huron.

At 3:00 p.m. EST today low 975 mb located over southeastern
Cape Cod.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Wednesday low 1000 mb located over Cape Breton
Island.

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