Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 January 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind north 50 knots diminishing to north 35 early this morning and to northwest 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 near midnight then increasing to northwest 35 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 Tuesday evening.

Snow ending late this afternoon. Periods of snow overnight and Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 7 falling to minus 12 Tuesday morning then rising to minus 7 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 January 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to northeasterly 20 to 25 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind southeasterly 40 knots diminishing to west 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice in the southeastern section and along the southern coast of Chaleur Bay. Strong ice pressure today easing Monday afternoon. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 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 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 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

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 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 Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice in the southeastern section and along the
southern coast of Chaleur Bay. Strong ice pressure today easing
Monday afternoon.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 January 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 21 January 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 984 mb located over the Bay of Fundy.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 987 mb located over the northeastern
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 994 mb located northeast of Anticosti
Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 1000 mb located east of Cabot Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 21 January 2019 A deepening low pressure over the Bay of Fundy will track east of
Anticosti Island Monday evening. Gale to storm force southerlies
south of the track will diminish to strong to gale force westerlies
in its wake. North of the low gale to storm force northeasterlies
will gradually diminish as the low moves into the Gulf of St.
Lawrence today.

On Tuesday the remnant of the low will move from near Anticosti to
east of Cabot Strait Tuesday evening. This will give strong to gale
force west to northwesterlies for most of the day.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen western half, and Miscou
eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all other waters except
Fundy, Grand Manan, and Chaleur-Miscou western half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except West
Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan, Northumberland
Strait - western half, and Chaleur - Miscou.

Higher than normal water levels combined with rough and pounding surf
are expected this morning along the Atlantic Coast of Mainland Nova
Scotia. Minor flooding is possible from ship harbour west to
Yarmouth. For the Southern Bay of Fundy from cape split west to
Digby County, higher than normal water levels are expected near noon
today. For the Southern Bay of Chaleur and south to Miramichi,
higher than normal water levels are expected this afternoon.
There may also be ice rafting and pile up near the coast.

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