Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:30 PM EDT 21 August 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect. Squall watch in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 near thunderstorms. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 this evening then becoming light late overnight. Wind increasing to easterly 10 to 15 near noon Tuesday and to southerly 15 to 25 Tuesday evening.

A few showers late this afternoon and this evening with a risk of thunderstorms. A few showers beginning Tuesday evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 03:00 PM EDT 21 August 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 PM EDT 21 August 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind westerly 15 knots.

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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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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Squall warning in effect

Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel

Issued 7:16 PM EDT 21 August 2017 Squalls with wind gusts up to 35 knots are expected or occurring in the area.

A line of strong thunderstorms will move across these areas over the next hour. Gusts to 35 knots have been observed with these thunderstorms.

Mariners are advised to prepare for squalls. If underway, seek safe harbour immediately. Consider delaying or postponing travel in areas under the squall warning.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Strong wind warning in effect

Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel

Issued 4:30 PM EDT 21 August 2017

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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.

Watches (In effect)

Squall watch in effect

Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel

Issued 4:33 PM EDT 21 August 2017 Conditions are favourable for the development of squalls with wind gusts up to 35 knots.



Mariners are advised to prepare for potential squalls. Vulnerable vessels are most at risk and should seek safe harbour if underway. Consider delaying or postponing travel in areas under the Squall Watch.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 PM EDT 21 August 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 p.m. EDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Cornwall.
By 8:00 a.m. EDT Tuesday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Newfoundland.

At 5:00 a.m. EDT Tuesday intensifying low 1003 mb located north
of Lake Huron.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT Tuesday low 986 mb located over northern Quebec.

At 9:00 a.m. EDT Tuesday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Lake Michigan.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT Tuesday trough from low located on a line
north-south over Matane.

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