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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 26 February 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 early Saturday morning. Wind backing to south 25 Saturday afternoon then increasing to south 35 Saturday evening.

Rain and fog patches Saturday late in the day.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 4 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 26 February 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 or less late overnight. Seas building to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 25 in the morning and to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 30 knots becoming west 30.
Tuesday Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 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 Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4615N 6000W to 4710N 6015W
to 4700N 6105W to 4935N 6130W to 4950N 5820W to 4810N 5935W to 4725N
5920W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west then north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 8:00 PM AST 26 February 2021

'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 26 February 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 972 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south
over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 PM AST 26 February 2021 An intense low pressure system east of Labrador will gradually depart
tonight. Gale force west to northwest winds in the wake of the low
will diminish later this evening over northern and eastern waters.
Winds will further diminish tonight as a ridge of high pressure moves
across the district.

Late on Saturday, strong to gale force southerlies will develop over
the western half of the district as a trough of low pressure
approaches from the west.

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

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