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Chaleur - Miscou - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 this afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray becoming moderate this afternoon and ending Saturday evening.

Temperatures near minus 18.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2020
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday 5 tenths new ice except 9 plus tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in the southern section. 

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Map of St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River marine weather areas Mont-Louis - 45138 Lake Nipissing - 45152 North Bay Airport Beauport Deschambault Île d'Orléans L'Assomption Trois-Rivières Airport Île aux-Grues Lac Saint-Pierre Montréal-Trudeau Int'l Airport Saint-Hubert Airport Lac Memphrémagog Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Saint-Anicet Baie-Comeau Airport Cap-Rouge Île Rouge Pointe de l'Islet Pointe Claveau Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat CFB Bagotville Jonquière Mistook Normandin Roberval Airport Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Brier Island Yarmouth Airport North Cape
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4610N 6000W to 4700N
6000W to 4840N 6150W to 5035N 5750W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths new ice except 9 plus tenths new ice including 3 tenths
grey ice in the southern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2020

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 965 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 955 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located from Quebec to West
Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:58 AM AST 17 January 2020 An intensifying low pressure system over Laurentian Fan will move to
lie over the Grand Banks this evening, before turning northward to
lie northeast of Newfoundland by Saturday morning. Gale to hurricane
force northerlies can be expected in the wake of the low. Diminishing
winds are expected on Saturday as a ridge of high pressure builds in
from the west.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force warnings are in
effect for Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Storm warnings are in
effect for West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, and Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining regions.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except Georges
Bank.

High waves and storm surge may affect the Southern Gulf of St.
Lawrence and Cape Breton Island today. This may cause some minor
coastal flooding and overwash on north to northeast facing shorelines
during the high tides starting near noon and ending this afternoon.

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