Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 PM EDT 18 March 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to northwesterly 15 to 20 early this evening then becoming northwesterly 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 25 late Tuesday morning then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening. Risk of freezing spray Tuesday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 03:00 PM EDT 18 March 2019
Tonight and Tuesday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 06:00 PM EDT 18 March 2019
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northeast 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 1 tenth grey 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 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 4440N
6155W to 4550N 5900W to 4510N 5815W to 4535N 5610W to 4720N 5635W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

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

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half

Issued 3:00 PM EDT 18 March 2019

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 PM EDT 18 March 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 p.m. EDT today trough located on a line east-west over
Pointe-des-Monts.
By 8:00 a.m. EDT Tuesday departing trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Strait of Belle Isle.

At 3:00 p.m. EDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Lake Huron.
By 8:00 p.m. EDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Québec city.

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