Chaleur - Miscou
Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 February 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 this morning and to northwest 35 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 overnight and to northwest 20 Wednesday evening.
Over open water risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures near minus 16.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4455N 5830W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice in southeastern Chaleur Bay and the extreme
Warnings (In effect)
Chaleur - MiscouIssued 07:11 AM AST 19 February 2019
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 981 mb located southeast
of Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday departing low 937 mb located over the
northern Atlantic Ocean.
At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 6:28 AM AST 19 February 2019 A low pressure system southeast of Laurentian Fan at forecast time
will continue to intensify today and tonight before departing over
the North Atlantic on Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies
are expected to persist for much of today and Wednesday before
diminishing somewhat over southwestern waters late on Wednesday as a
ridge of high pressure approaches. The northwesterly gales could
approach storm force at times tonight and Wednesday over Cabot Strait
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore,
Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot
Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - southwestern half and
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Beauport to L'Isle-aux-Coudres
- Browns Bank
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Cornwall to Montréal
- Donnacona to Beauport
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Kingston to Cornwall
- Lake Memphrémagog - northern half
- Lake Nipissing
- Lake Saint-Jean
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Montréal to Trois-Rivières
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Richelieu River and Northern Lake Champlain
- Saguenay to Tadoussac
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- Trois-Rivières to Donnacona
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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