Chaleur - Miscou


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 December 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots late this afternoon then backing to north 20 overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 Tuesday morning and to northwest 35 near noon Tuesday.

Periods of snow beginning this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Risk of freezing spray Tuesday late in the day.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 December 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4720N
6350W to 4850N 6350W to 5000N 6530W to 4955N 6450W to 4920N 6400W to
4840N 6200W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice along
parts of the coasts.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 December 2018

'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 3:00 AM AST 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 999 mb located south of
Cape Cod.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 987 mb located south of Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 976 mb located near Cape Breton Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday high mb located south of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM AST 17 December 2018 A low pressure system south of Cape Cod will redevelop south of Nova
Scotia this morning then intensify as it tracks near Cape Breton
Island tonight. Strong to gale force easterly winds will spread ahead
of this system across most of the marine district today. Gale force
west to northwesterlies will develop across the entire district in
the wake of the low later tonight and Tuesday, and these winds may
reach near storm force over some Gulf waters later on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
marine waters.

Marine interests are also advised that higher than normal water
levels and heavy pounding surf is expected on Tuesday along the Îles
de la Madeleine, as well as north-facing coastlines of Western Cape
Breton, St Georges Bay, and Eastern Prince Edward Island.

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