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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 28 February 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots increasing to south 45 late overnight then veering to west 45 near noon Thursday with gusts to 55 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to west 35 early Thursday evening with gusts to 45 in the Honguedo Strait.

Showers changing to rain overnight with a risk of freezing rain late Thursday morning then to periods of snow near noon Thursday. Fog patches dissipating near noon Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray beginning near noon Thursday becoming severe Thursday evening.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 12 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 28 February 2024
Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 February 2024
Friday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Saturday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along the coasts and in the southwestern section. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the Quebec coasts. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N 5930W
to 4718N 6010W to 4819N 6228W to 4926N 6050W to 4956N 5844W to 4816N
5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
the coasts and in the southwestern section. Consolidated grey-white
ice along parts of the Quebec coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4700N 5000W to 4800N 4745W to 5235N 4730W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 8:00 PM AST 28 February 2024

'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

Anticosti

Issued 8:00 PM AST 28 February 2024

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 8:00 PM AST 28 February 2024 Tonight and Thursday By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying cold front located from
Quebec to Long Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday cold front located from Anticosti Island
to West Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday cold front located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:42 PM AST 28 February 2024 A strong cold front over Quebec will continue to slowly approach
This evening and move eastward across the marine district tonight and
Thursday. Gale force southerly winds ahead of the front will shift to
gale force westerlies in its wake. These westerlies are forecast to
reach storm force over the Bay of Chaleur Thursday morning for a few
hours.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Chaleur-Miscou. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
Waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East
Scotian Slope, and Laurentian Fan.

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