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Chaleur - Miscou

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots early this afternoon and to southeast 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near midnight then diminishing to variable 25 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Snow or rain overnight and Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2021
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 20 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 30.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 7 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths grey ice along parts of the coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2021

'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 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 970 mb located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 996 mb located near
Long Island.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 984 mb located over Maine.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Anticosti Island to
West Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing ridge located from Newfoundland
to the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM AST 16 January 2021 An intense low pressure system just southeast of the Grand Banks will
move slowly eastward away from the district today. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies over eastern waters will diminish today.

Meanwhile a developing low pressure system near Long Island this
morning will track northward today to lie over Maine tonight.
A trough ahead of the low will move into southwestern waters tonight
and then move across the remainder of the district on Sunday. Gale to
storm force southeasterly winds will spread across the marine
district ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern
shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau - western half,
Laurentian Fan - western half, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait -
eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a high water level warning is
in effect for Gulf-Magdalen for Sunday near high tide near noon.
In addition, higher than normal water levels are expected for
Chaleur-Miscou for early evening on Sunday.

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