Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 25 Thursday morning.

Flurries beginning after midnight and ending Thursday morning.

Risk of freezing spray this morning.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 2 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 this evening then building to 1 to 2 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice in the northern section. 

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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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5700W to 4725N 5625W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice including a trace of
first-year ice in the northern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM EDT 20 March 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. EDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over James Bay.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT tonight departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Strait of Belle Isle.

At 8:00 p.m. EDT tonight low located over Hudson Bay.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT Thursday low located over Ungava Bay.

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