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Chaleur - Miscou - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 February 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeasterly 10 to 15 knots veering to southwest 15 this morning then increasing to west 25 to 30 near noon. Wind increasing to northwest 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 Thursday morning. Wind backing to west 20 to 25 Thursday afternoon.

Snow ending this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 6 rising to zero this afternoon then falling to minus 19 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 February 2020
Friday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots backing to southerly 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.
Sunday Wind westerly 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday 8 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the southeastern section. 

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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 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 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4530N 5940W to 4605N 5815W to 4715N 5900W to Newfoundland
near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the
southeastern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou - western half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 February 2020

'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 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying trough located from New
Brunswick to Georges Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying trough located from Newfoundland
to Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday building ridge located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 19 February 2020 A trough of low pressure will track eastward across the marine
district today to lie east of Newfoundland this evening. Strong to
storm force southerly winds ahead of the trough will shift to strong
to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait - southern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all other waters except Fundy and
Northumberland Strait - western half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - northeastern half
and Anticosti.

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