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Chaleur - Miscou - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to west 35 late this afternoon and to west 45 late this evening. Wind diminishing to west 35 Monday evening.

Showers or flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures plus 9 falling to minus 7 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind light increasing to northwest 25 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 8 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6130W to 4630N 6155W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice southwest then west then
north of the ice edge

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
Pointe a Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
Tadoussac to Pointe a Michel
Northumberland Strait
Gulf - Magdalen
Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
Anticosti
Gulf - Port au Port
Northeast Gulf.
Open water except 5 tenths new ice along parts of the coasts.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou - western half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 December 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou - western half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 15 December 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 10:00 AM AST 15 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 971 mb located over the St. Lawrence
River.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 965 mb located over western
Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday quasi-stationary low 962 mb located over
Labrador Coast.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Monday approaching ridge located near Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM AST 15 December 2019 A low pressure system currently located over the St Lawrence River
will track northeast to lie over Western Labrador by evening. Strong
to gale force southerlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to near
storm force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan and Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot
Strait and all of the Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

Large waves approaching from the south, combined with storm surge,
may cause minor flooding from Yarmouth County east to Queens County.
The highest risk will be near high tide, which will be at noon today.

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