Chaleur - Miscou

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 January 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late this morning and to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 this evening and to light after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 15 Sunday morning and to northeast 45 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries ending early this morning. Snow beginning Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

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

High today minus 12. Low tonight minus 22. High Sunday minus 9.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind northerly 35 to 45 knots backing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice in the southern section and along the southern coast of Chaleur Bay. 

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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

9 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice in the
southern section and along the southern coast of Chaleur Bay.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 03:00 AM AST 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 AST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday deepening low 995 mb located southeast of
the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 986 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 19 January 2019 A trough of low pressure currently over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will
continue to move eastward across the district today. Strong to gale
force southerly winds ahead of the trough will veer to strong to gale
force northwesterly winds in its wake. Widespread freezing spray is
also expected today as a very cold airmass settles over the region.

A large low pressure system will reach the maritime waters by Sunday
morning. Gale to potentially storm force east to southerly winds will
spread throughout the marine district on Sunday.

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

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

In addition, higher than normal water levels combined with heavy
pounding surf are expected along parts of the Atlantic Coast during
high tide Sunday night and Monday.

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