Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 21 February 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to west 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 overnight and to west 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Snow changing to ice pellets early this morning then to a few flurries late this afternoon and ending early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near minus 9.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 21 February 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 21 February 2018
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice in the eastern 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 grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice in the eastern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 21 February 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 AM EST 21 February 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. EST today low 1011 mb located east of James Bay.
By 7:00 p.m. EST tonight departing low 1000 mb located over the
Strait of Belle Isle.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today high 1036 mb located over the Midwestern
states.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Thursday high 1041 mb located over western Quebec.

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