Chaleur - Miscou - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 January 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots veering to west 25 near midnight then increasing to west 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 25 near noon Thursday and to west 15 Thursday evening.

Flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Over open water risk of freezing spray overnight and Thursday.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 19 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2019
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

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

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 8:00 PM AST 16 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 8:00 PM AST 16 January 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from the Gaspe Peninsula
to Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday departing trough located from
Newfoundland to Laurentian Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM AST 16 January 2019 As a trough of low pressure will push through the Maritimes
overnight, spreading strong to gale force southerlies ahead of it.
Winds will then veer to strong to gale force westerlies in the wake
of the trough on Thursday. The trough will also usher in a very cold
airmass with strong northwesterly winds prompting widespread freezing
spray overnight and Thursday over much of the marine district.

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 - eastern half, Sable - eastern
half, Fourchu, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen
and Anticosti.

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