Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 PM EST 18 January 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 this evening and to northwesterly 10 to 15 early Friday morning. Wind becoming light Friday evening.

Snow beginning Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 10.

Waves

Issued 03:00 PM EST 18 January 2018
Tonight and Friday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 AM EST 18 January 2018
Saturday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots increasing to westerly 30 to 40 late in the day.
Sunday Wind westerly 30 to 40 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 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 Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4840N 6135W to 4945N 6050W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 4945N 6050W to 5030N 5810W to 4820N
5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north and east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 3:00 PM EST 18 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 PM EST 18 January 2018 Tonight and Friday At 3:00 p.m. EST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Tadoussac.
By 8:00 p.m. EST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 p.m. EST today ridge located on a line north-south over
James Bay.
By 7:00 p.m. EST Friday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Anticosti Island.

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