Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 24 January 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 20 to 30 late this afternoon then becoming westerly 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 40 to 50 overnight then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 Friday afternoon.

Periods of snow changing to freezing rain this afternoon then to rain this evening and ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Friday morning.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to plus 1 this evening. Low tonight minus 4. Temperatures falling to minus 10 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 24 January 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 Friday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 24 January 2019
Saturday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 25.
Monday Wind east 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northerly 15 to 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 6 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice along the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) 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
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4555N 5900W to 4840N 6220W to 4840N 6105W to 4905N 6110W to
4915N 5940W to 5015N 5825W to 5015N 5740W to 4835N 5920W to
Newfoundland near to 4755N 5925W

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice including 1 tenth
grey-white ice along the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 24 January 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 24 January 2019

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM EST 24 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. EST today low 999 mb located over southwestern Quebec.
By 7:00 a.m. EST Friday departing low 967 mb located over Labrador.

At 7:00 a.m. EST Friday trough located on a line east-west over
Lake Huron.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Friday trough located north of Trois-Rivières.

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