Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 February 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon. Wind diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southwest 15 Saturday morning. Wind backing to south 20 Saturday evening.
Snow or rain Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending this evening.
Temperatures minus 6 rising to plus 2 Saturday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4615N 6000W to 4710N 6015W
to 4700N 6105W to 4935N 6130W to 4950N 5820W to 4810N 5935W to 4725N
5920W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west then north then
east of the ice edge.
Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice in
the extreme eastern section.
Warnings (In effect)
FundyIssued 03:00 AM AST 26 February 2021
'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.
FundyIssued 03:00 AM AST 26 February 2021
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 977 mb located east of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 972 mb located east of
At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.
At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:53 AM AST 26 February 2021 An intense low pressure system east of Newfoundland will gradually
move off to the northeast today and tonight. Gale force west to
northwest winds will diminish below gale force this morning over
southwestern waters but will persist until this evening over northern
and eastern waters. Winds will further diminish tonight as a ridge of
high pressure moves across the district.
On Saturday, strong southerlies will develop over the western half of
the district as a trough of low pressure approaches from the west.
The southerlies could approach gale force Saturday evening over
waters near the Gulf of Maine.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northumberland Strait - western half, and
Chaleur-Miscou. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy,
Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern
half, Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.
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 - western 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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