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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 17 February 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to north 15 late overnight then veering to east 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Tuesday afternoon and to southeast 35 Tuesday evening.

Snow and rain Tuesday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Low tonight minus 5. High Tuesday plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 17 February 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 February 2020
Wednesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4535N 5945W to 4540N 5815W to 4730N 5955W 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

Lurcher

Issued 8:00 PM AST 17 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 8:00 PM AST 17 February 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday approaching trough located over New
England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:26 PM AST 17 February 2020 A departing trough located east of the marine district will continue
to move away from the region this evening. On Tuesday a ridge will
cross the district to lie over easternmost waters Tuesday evening.
Strong to possibly gale force northwesterlies will develop ahead of
the ridge over northern and eastern waters.

Meanwhile a second trough will approach from the west to lie over New
England Tuesday evening. Winds between the ridge and this trough will
increase to strong to gale force southeasterlies over westernmost
waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, georges banks, LaHave Bank, and
West Scotian Slope. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern
shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.

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