Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 20 February 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 25 near noon then diminishing to east 15 after midnight. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 early Wednesday morning then increasing to southwest 20 Wednesday afternoon. Wind veering to west 25 Wednesday evening.

Periods of snow and ice pellets beginning early this evening changing to periods of freezing rain Wednesday morning then to a few showers Wednesday afternoon. Fog patches forming Wednesday morning and dissipating Wednesday evening.

High today minus 2. Low tonight minus 8. High Wednesday plus 5.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 February 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the northern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 4500N
6130W to 4500N 5755W to 4725N 5730W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice except 9 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 10:00 AM AST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line east-west over
southern Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located on a line east-west over
Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:36 AM AST 20 February 2018 A trough of low pressure over Nova Scotia this morning will slowly
move north to lie over Anticosti by Wednesday afternoon. North of the
trough moderate to strong northeasterlies will develop today giving
freezing spray over open waters over the Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti
marine regions.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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