Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 18 December 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35 early this morning and to westerly 35 to 45 early this evening. Wind diminishing to westerly 25 to 35 Wednesday morning and to west 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Snow ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this morning.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 6 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 18 December 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this morning and to 2 to 3 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 18 December 2018
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind light increasing to easterly 25 to 35 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southerly 10 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4720N
6350W to 4850N 6350W to 5000N 6530W to 4955N 6450W to 4920N 6400W to
4840N 6200W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice in
the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 18 December 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EST 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. EST today low 978 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Wednesday low 960 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. EST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Lake Superior.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Québec city.

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