Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 11 February 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots except west 35 near the mouth of the Saguenay River today and tonight. Wind becoming west 15 near noon Friday then diminishing to light Friday afternoon.

Periods of light snow beginning early this morning and ending Friday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Risk of freezing spray today tonight and Friday morning.

Temperatures near minus 8 today tonight and Friday.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 11 February 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this morning then subsiding to 1 or less near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 11 February 2016
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind north 20 to 30 knots backing to west 20 to 30.
Monday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday 6 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey-white 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 Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W to 4805N 5940W
to 4945N 5815W to 4815N 6300W to 4740N 6305W to 4750N 6110W to 4655N
6000W to Nova Scotia near 4615N 5955W. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel

Issued 03:00 AM EST 11 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM EST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. EST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Sept-Îles.
By 7:00 p.m. EST tonight departing trough located on a line
north-south over Anticosti Island.

At 7:00 p.m. EST tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over Lake Erie.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Rimouski.

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