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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 February 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to north 25 early this morning and to north 25 to 35 near noon. Wind becoming northwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light near noon Sunday.

Periods of rain ending near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray overnight.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 5 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 24 February 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 February 2024
Monday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 30 knots increasing to south 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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Map of St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River marine weather areas Lake Nipissing - 45152 North Bay Airport Beauport Deschambault Île d'Orléans L'Assomption Trois-Rivières Airport L'Isle-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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First 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.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 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

Lurcher

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 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 3:00 AM AST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located over the southwestern Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located from Cabot Strait to East
Scotian Slope.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:39 AM AST 24 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over the southwestern waters will move
eastward across the marine district today. Gale force southerlies
ahead of the trough shift to strong to gale force northerlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti - southwestern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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