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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 25 February 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 this afternoon and to southeast 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 15 to 20 late overnight then becoming northwest 20 Monday morning. Wind increasing to northwesterly 25 Monday afternoon.

Rain or snow beginning near noon changing to a few showers and fog patches this evening and ending Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 25 February 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeasterly 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4525N
6015W to 4515N 5710W to 4625N 5650W to 4730N 5855W to Newfoundland
near 4705N 5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 10:00 AM AST 25 February 2018

'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 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over eastern Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 1006 mb located over Fourchu.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM AST 25 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will approach the western marine district
this evening then move slowly eastward to lie over the eastern marine
district Monday evening while developing into a low pressure system.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough
then shift to strong northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian
Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Banquereau and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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