Chaleur - Miscou - western half
Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 February 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 near noon then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind becoming west 10 to 15 Friday morning then backing to southerly 10 to 15 Friday afternoon. Wind increasing to southerly 20 Friday evening.
Snow beginning Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending near noon.
High today minus 8. Low tonight minus 15. High Friday minus 4.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst 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 4530N 5720W to 4725N 5730W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
9 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths first-year ice along the southern section.
Warnings (In effect)
Chaleur - MiscouIssued 03:00 AM AST 22 February 2018
Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 22 February 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing cold front located south of
At 3:00 a.m. AST today high 1043 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday high 1042 mb located over southeastern
At 3:30 p.m. AST Friday approaching trough located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:55 AM AST 22 February 2018 A cold front south of Nova Scotia will depart the district this
morning. Strong west to northwesterlies over the slope waters will
veer to strong northerlies in the wake of the cold front. Elsewhere
strong to gale force northwesterlies will diminish today and tonight
as a ridge of high pressure moves in from the west. Winds will
increase to moderate to strong southerlies late Friday ahead of a
trough of low pressure approaching from the Great Lakes region.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti. Freezing
spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore-eastern half,
Sable-eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of
St. Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- 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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