Chaleur - Miscou


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 March 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to easterly 15 knots near noon and to easterly 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to easterly 40 this evening then diminishing to northeasterly 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind becoming variable 15 early Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

Rain or freezing rain changing to rain today then to snow or rain this evening. Flurries ending Saturday evening.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 March 2019
Sunday Wind westerly 30 knots.
Monday Wind variable 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 2 tenths grey-white ice except consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5650W to Newfoundland
near 4650N 5550W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths grey-white ice except consolidated first-year ice along
parts of the coast.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 March 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 Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 991 mb located west of
Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 980 mb located over southern Maine.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 982 mb located over southern New
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday low 984 mb located over the eastern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:41 AM ADT 22 March 2019 A deepening low pressure system approaching from the southwest will
lie over Southern Maine this evening. The low will then drift
eastward to lie over the Eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence Saturday
evening. East to southeast gales developing ahead of the low today
are now expected to reach storm force this evening over the northern
half of Cabot Strait. Winds will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies overnight as the low moves over Southern New
Brunswick before eventually shifting to a more northwesterly
direction Saturday evening behind the low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters. In addition, higher than normal water levels can be
expected during high tide along the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia and
parts of the Bay of Fundy coast today and Saturday.

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