Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 PM EST 17 January 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeasterly 10 to 20 knots early this evening then veering to southwest 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 35 early Thursday morning then diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 Thursday evening.

Snow beginning near midnight and ending late Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 10.

Waves

Issued 03:00 PM EST 17 January 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 PM EST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots increasing to westerly 35 to 45 late in the day.
Sunday Wind westerly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4800N 6110W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4855N 6055W to 4940N
6125W to 4950N 5840W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Issued 3:00 PM EST 17 January 2018

'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 PM EST 17 January 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 p.m. EST today low 999 mb located over James Bay.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Thursday low 999 mb located over northern Labrador.

At 3:00 p.m. EST today cold front located from the low to Lake
Superior.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Thursday cold front located from the low to
Anticosti Island then to Rivière-du-Loup.

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