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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 February 2023

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 20 early this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 to 30 this evening. Wind increasing to west 35 Friday morning then veering to northwest 35 Friday afternoon.

Scattered flurries changing to scattered showers this evening then to flurries Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray beginning Friday afternoon becoming severe Friday evening.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 6 Friday morning then falling to minus 12 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 02 February 2023
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 February 2023
Saturday Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind westerly 20 knots backing to southwest 25.
Monday Wind southwest 30 knots diminishing to north 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Map of St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River marine weather areas West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 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 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6400W to 4900N 6330W to 4845N 6130W to 5045N 5745W to
Newfoundland near 4926N 5812W. Sea ice west then northeast of the
ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 February 2023

'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

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Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 February 2023

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 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 995 mb located over southeastern
Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 986 mb located near the Gaspe
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM AST 2 February 2023 An intensifying low pressure system approaching from Southeastern
Quebec will bring strong to gale force southerlies and gale
Force northwesterlies across the marine region beginning Friday
morning. An extremely cold air mass will usher in behind this low,
leading to moderate to severe freezing spray on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters
except Laurentian Fan and Banquereau - southeastern half.

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