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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 early this morning then diminishing to variable 15 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to westerly 25 late this afternoon then veering to northwest 30 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 near noon Friday and to northwest 15 Friday afternoon.

Snow changing to showers or flurries near noon and ending early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 4 this afternoon then falling to minus 1 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 20 February 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 Thursday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 35 to 45 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 35 knots veering to west 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water 2 tenths grey ice in some bays. 

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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 20 February 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W to Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4430N 5835W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water 2 tenths grey ice in some bays.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over the eastern Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1007 mb located west of Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday departing low 998 mb located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Friday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM AST 21 February 2019 Strong to gale force northwesterlies over northern and eastern waters
will diminish this morning as a ridge of high pressure builds in
quickly from the west. Meanwhile a low pressure system just west of
Georges Bank this morning will track eastward today to lie southeast
of Laurentian Fan later tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies are
expected behind this low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, and Cabot Strait.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, eastern shore - eastern half, Sable -
eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf
Magdalen - northeastern half, and Anticosti.

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