Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 21 February 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to easterly 15 to 25 this morning then becoming west 15 to 25 this evening. Wind increasing to west 25 to 30 near noon Friday.

Snow beginning this morning and ending late this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 16 rising to minus 7 this afternoon then falling to minus 12 after midnight.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 21 February 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 PM EST 20 February 2019
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to east 20 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice. Strong ice pressure today easing overnight along the southern 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 20 February 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W to Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4430N 5835W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice.
Strong ice pressure today easing overnight along the southern coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2019

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM EST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. EST today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gaspe Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today low 1003 mb located near Lake Huron.
By 7:00 p.m. EST tonight departing low 1005 mb located over New
Brunswick.

At 7:00 p.m. EST tonight high located over Manitoba.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Lake Ontario.

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