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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to south 15 to 20 knots this morning and to southwest 30 early this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 30 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 20 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Thursday afternoon and to light Thursday evening.

Showers beginning late this afternoon and ending near midnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray overnight and Thursday morning.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 7 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 January 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2019
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots veering to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 15.
Sunday Wind north 15 knots increasing to south 40.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 3 tenths new 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 15 January 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4740N 6030W to 4750N 6310W to 4850N 6250W to
4840N 6120W to 5015N 5800W to 4825N 5935W to Newfoundland near 4805N
5910W.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths new ice in some bays.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday departing trough located from
Newfoundland to Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 16 January 2019 A ridge of high pressure over the region this morning will give way
to a trough of low pressure approaching from the west this afternoon.
Generally light to moderate winds under the ridge will strengthen to
strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the trough. Winds will veer
to strong to gale force westerlies in the wake of the trough on
Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern
half, Fourchu, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen
and Anticosti.

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