Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 18 February 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots backing to southerly 15 to 20 Monday morning then increasing to southwest 20 to 30 Monday afternoon except southwest 15 over western sections.

Low tonight minus 7. High Monday minus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 February 2018
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeasterly 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots veering to southerly 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the northern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4530N
5750W to 4700N 5750W to 4715N 5655W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the
northern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 18 February 2018 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 985 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday departing low 984 mb located over the
southern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight building ridge located over the western
Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday ridge located over the southeastern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM AST 18 February 2018 An intensifying low pressure system currently south of Laurentian Fan
will continue to track eastward this evening to lie over the Southern
Grand Banks by early Monday morning. Gale force northerly winds
associated with this feature will continue to diminish this evening
except over Laurentian Fan waters where storm to hurricane force
northerly winds north of the low will diminish to gale force late
this evening.

Elsewhere, winds will continue to diminish across the region as a
ridge of high pressure builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Laurentian Fan - southern half. A storm warning is in
effect for Laurentian Fan - northern half. Gale warnings are in
effect for East Scotian Slope, Sable, and Banquereau - southern half.

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