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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 February 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 40 knots diminishing to west 30 near noon and to west 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light early Saturday morning then becoming southerly 15 near noon Saturday. Wind veering to west 15 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of rain or snow Saturday afternoon changing to periods of snow. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 February 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4515N
6055W to 4550N 5935W to 4600N 5835W to 4725N 5825W 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

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Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 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 10:00 AM AST 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low located near Anticosti
Island.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located from Grand Manan to West
Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM AST 28 February 2020 A low pressure system near Anticosti Island will remain nearly
stationary throughout the forecast period. Gale force easterlies
north of the low shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies south
of it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except for Northumberland Strait and Chaleur-Miscou.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou, and Anticosti.

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