Chaleur - Miscou - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 15 knots veering to northwest 10 to 15 late overnight then diminishing to light near noon Friday.

Temperatures minus 11 falling to minus 16 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2018
Saturday Wind southwesterly 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwesterly 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice along the southern coast east of Bathurst. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4800N 6110W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4855N 6055W to 4940N
6125W to 4950N 5840W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

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

Ice Coverage

9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice along the southern
coast east of Bathurst.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1004 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 995 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1000 mb located east of
Cape Hatteras.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 985 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:34 AM AST 18 January 2018 A low pressure system currently east of Cape Hatteras will gradually
intensify today and track south of the marine district tonight and
Friday. Increasing northeasterly winds ahead of this system will
reach gale force over southwestern waters this evening and spread
eastward across southern waters throughout Friday.

There remains some uncertainty on how close this low pressure system
will track near the southernmost waters. Should this low pressure
system track further northward than is currently expected, stronger
gales or storm force northeasterlies may develop over Georges Bank
and West Scotian Slope later this evening and overnight. Environment
and climate change Canada will continue to monitor the situation and
issue updates as new information becomes available.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope and Laurentian
Fan.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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