Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM EST 13 December 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 near noon then diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 Friday morning.

Periods of snow beginning Friday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Friday morning.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to zero Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 03:00 AM EST 13 December 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 13 December 2018
Saturday Wind westerly 20 knots.
Sunday Wind westerly 20 knots.
Monday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:10 AM EST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 2 tenths new ice in the western 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 Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:10 AM EST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4705N
6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4935N 6640W to 4955N 6605W to
4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4745N 6130W to 4715N 6215W to 4705N
6155W to 4735N 6110W to 4745N 6130W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 03:12 AM EST 13 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 03:12 AM EST 13 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 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. EST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Québec city.
By 3:00 a.m. EST Friday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Rimouski.

At 7:00 p.m. EST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
Lake Superior.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Friday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Rimouski.

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