Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 18 February 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeasterly 10 to 15 knots and locally south 25 to 30 near the coast. Wind diminishing to light this morning then increasing to west 10 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 25 this evening then diminishing to west 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to southerly 15 to 25 overnight and to southerly 25 to 35 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Chance of flurries today. Periods of light snow overnight Monday morning and periods of light snow beginning Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to plus 1 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 18 February 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 18 February 2018
Tuesday Wind east 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday 8 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice. 

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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 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

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 4530N
5750W to 4700N 5750W to 4715N 5655W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 18 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 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. EST today weakening trough located on a line
north-south over Montréal.
By 7:00 p.m. EST tonight departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Midwestern states.
By 7:00 a.m. EST Monday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 7:00 a.m. EST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Great Lakes.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Saguenay River.

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