Chaleur - Miscou
Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon and to northwest 10 to 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northeast 15 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 45 Sunday afternoon.
Snow beginning early Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Over open water risk of freezing spray Sunday afternoon and evening.
Temperatures minus 20 rising to minus 9 Sunday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst 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 4830N 6125W to 4920N 6120W to 4920N 5950W to
5000N 5800W to 4750N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W
Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice in the
southern section and along the southern coast of Chaleur Bay. Strong
ice pressure developing Sunday evening over the southern Chaleur Bay
Warnings (In effect)
Chaleur - MiscouIssued 10:00 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.
Chaleur - MiscouIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2019
Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located from Newfoundland
to Laurentian Fan.
At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located north 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 StatementIssued 9:44 AM AST 19 January 2019 A trough of low pressure currently over the southeastern section of
the marine district will move away from the district today. Strong to
gale force northwesterly winds in the wake of the trough will
gradually diminish today as a ridge of high pressure approaches from
the west. 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 interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, 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.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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