Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 19 January 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 early this morning then becoming northwest 20 near noon. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early this evening then becoming light after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 15 to 25 Sunday morning and to northeast 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 35 to 45 Sunday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight. Snow beginning Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Over open water risk of freezing spray today. Risk of freezing spray Sunday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 15 falling to minus 23 this evening then rising to minus 18 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 19 January 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 PM EST 18 January 2019
Sunday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon and to northeast 30 to 40 late in the day.
Monday Wind northerly 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in the western section and along parts of the coast. 

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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 18 January 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 4840N 6200W to 4920N 6120W to 4920N 5950W to
5000N 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

Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in
the western section and along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 19 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 EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. EST today intensifying low 1003 mb located northwest
of Natashquan.
By 7:00 p.m. EST tonight departing low 983 mb located over
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today ridge located on a line east-west over
Lake Saint-Jean.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over
James Bay.

At 7:00 p.m. EST tonight intensifying low 996 mb located southwest
of Lake Ontario.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Sunday low 985 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.

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