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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 February 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 knots veering to east 15 this morning then increasing to southeast 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 40 this evening then diminishing to west 25 to 30 overnight. Wind diminishing to west 20 Wednesday morning then increasing to northwest 35 to 40 Wednesday afternoon.

Snow beginning this evening changing to rain near midnight and ending Wednesday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 9 overnight then falling to plus 4 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 February 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning and to 1 to 2 near noon Wednesday then building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 February 2020
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 to 25 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Map of St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River marine weather areas Mont-Louis - 45138 Lake Nipissing - 45152 North Bay Airport Beauport Deschambault Île d'Orléans L'Assomption Trois-Rivières Airport Île aux-Grues Lac Saint-Pierre Montréal-Trudeau Int'l Airport Saint-Hubert Airport Lac Memphrémagog Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Saint-Anicet Baie-Comeau Airport Cap-Rouge Île Rouge Pointe de l'Islet Pointe Claveau Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat CFB Bagotville Jonquière Mistook Normandin Roberval Airport Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Brier Island Yarmouth Airport North Cape
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4535N 5945W to 4540N 5815W to 4730N 5955W to Newfoundland
near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 February 2020

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying trough located near Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday intensifying trough located from
Anticosti Island to West Scotian Slope.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located from Newfoundland to
East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday departing trough located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM AST 18 February 2020 A ridge will cross the district to lie over easternmost waters this
evening. Strong to possibly gale force northwesterlies ahead of the
ridge will diminish today.

Meanwhile a second trough will approach from the west to lie over New
England this evening. This trough will push east across the district
on Wednesday. Winds between the ridge and this trough will increase
to strong to gale force southerlies. Strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies will develop in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm force wind warnings are in
effect for Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait - southern
half. Gale warnings are in effect for all other waters except Fundy
and Northumberland Strait - western half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore - eastern
half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.

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