Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 16 January 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20 near noon and locally south 30 near the coast. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 early this evening then veering to west 35 to 45 late this evening. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 35 Thursday morning and to west 15 to 25 Thursday evening.

Flurries beginning this morning and ending Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Thursday evening.

High today minus 4. Low tonight minus 15. Temperatures near minus 15 Thursday.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 16 January 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this evening and to 2 to 3 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 16 January 2019
Friday Wind light increasing to south 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the eastern section and along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 4550N 5910W to 4740N 6030W to 4750N 6310W to 4850N 6250W to
4840N 6120W to 5015N 5800W to 4825N 5935W to Newfoundland near 4805N
5910W.

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

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice
in the eastern section and along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 16 January 2019

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 16 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 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. EST today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today cold front located on a line north-south
over western Quebec.
By 7:00 a.m. EST Thursday departing cold front located on a line
north-south over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 7:00 p.m. EST tonight building high 1029 mb located north of
Lake Huron.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Thursday high 1029 mb located near Québec city.

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