Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 near noon and to west 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to southeast 15 near noon Friday. Wind increasing to south 25 Friday evening.

Flurries beginning Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Over open water risk of freezing spray today and tonight.

Temperatures minus 11 falling to minus 19 this morning then rising to minus 5 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2019
Saturday Wind northwesterly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind southerly 45 knots diminishing to northerly 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the southern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4740N 6030W to 4800N 6225W to 4850N 6250W to
4840N 6120W to 5015N 5800W to 4825N 5935W to Newfoundland near 4805N
5910W.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice in the southern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 17 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Anticosti Island to
East Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located from Newfoundland
to Laurentian Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over New England.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located over the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Friday trough located west of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM AST 17 January 2019 A trough of low pressure will continue to move across the marine
district this morning. Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead of
the trough will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake
and usher in a very cold airmass with strong northwesterly winds
prompting widespread freezing spray over all but extreme southern
waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen and Anticosti.

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