Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 30 late this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 this evening. Wind becoming variable 15 near midnight then increasing to north 20 to 25 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to north 35 near noon Saturday then diminishing to north 30 Saturday afternoon.
Showers this afternoon tonight and Saturday. Fog patches forming this afternoon and dissipating Saturday morning.
Temperatures plus 1 rising to plus 7 this evening then falling to zero Saturday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4615N
5923W to 4757N 6116W to 4711N 6256W to 4803N 6303W to 4942N 5853W to
4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:44 PM EST 22 February 2024
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4740N 5030W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Browns BankIssued 03:00 AM AST 23 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Laurentian Fan to the
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located east of Laurentian
At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the western Marine
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over eastern Laurentian Fan.
At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough from 986 mb low located on a line
north-south over East Scotian Slope.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:38 AM AST 23 February 2024 A low moving east over southeastern waters will give strong to
possibly gale force northwesterlies in its wake this morning.
A trough over the Gulf of Maine this evening will move east across
southern forecast waters, and will give gale to possibly storm force
southerlies ahead of it, and then strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope,
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen and Anticosti -
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, and all Gulf of St.
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Beauport to L'Isle-aux-Coudres
- Browns Bank
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Cornwall to Montréal
- Donnacona to Beauport
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Kingston to Cornwall
- Lake Memphrémagog - northern half
- Lake Nipissing
- Lake Saint-Jean
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Montréal to Trois-Rivières
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Richelieu River and Northern Lake Champlain
- Saguenay to Tadoussac
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- Trois-Rivières to Donnacona
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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