Chaleur - Miscou
Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 January 2019
Today Tonight and Monday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 near noon and to northeast 35 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 50 this evening then diminishing to north 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 Monday afternoon.
Snow changing to snow or freezing rain this evening then to snow Monday morning and ending Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Over open water risk of freezing spray.
Temperatures minus 20 rising to minus 4 near midnight then falling to minus 9 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday
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 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
Warnings (In effect)
Chaleur - MiscouIssued 10:00 AM AST 20 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.
Chaleur - MiscouIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 990 mb located near Long
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 987 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 984 mb located over southeastern
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 986 mb located east of Anticosti Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:47 AM AST 20 January 2019 A deepening low pressure system near Long Island will move over
Southeastern New Brunswick overnight before tracking east of
Anticosti Island Monday evening. Gale force southeasterly winds
currently south of the low's track will increase to gale to storm
force southerlies tonight. North of the low's track moderate to
strong northeasterlies will increase to gale force northeasterlies
this afternoon. The northeasterlies are expected to reach storm
force over Chaleur-Miscou this evening and will likely be close to
storm force over Anticosti and northern parts of the Gulf of St.
On Monday the storm force southerlies will move out of eastern waters
during the day. Elsewhere strong to gale force southwesterlies can be
expected over southern waters while strong to gale force
northwesterlies prevail behind the low over northern waters.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and Chaleur-Miscou.
Gale warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Northumberland
Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and
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. Some coastline of the Gulf of St.
Lawrence waters are also likely to see higher than normal water
levels near high tide later today and Monday as well as possible ice
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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