Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeasterly 25 to 30 early this morning and to southerly 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 30 after midnight then veering to west 30 Wednesday morning.
Snow and rain changing to periods of rain and fog patches this morning and ending Wednesday morning. Risk of thunderstorms after midnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeFirst 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 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
Warnings (In effect)
LurcherIssued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 995 mb located southwest of the Great
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 992 mb located over southwestern
At 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday trough from 982 mb low located on a
line north-south over western Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday trough from 978 mb low located on a
line north-south over Banquereau.
At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:53 AM AST 23 January 2018 A low pressure system near the Great Lakes this morning will track
eastward towards the region. Strong to gale force southerlies will
spread across most of the district on ahead of a trough associated
with this system. There is a chance of storm force southerlies over
southern waters near the trough.
As this trough tracks east over northern forecast waters on Wednesday
strong to gale force westerlies will develop in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Beauport to L'Isle-aux-Coudres
- Browns Bank
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Cornwall to Montréal
- Donnacona to Beauport
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Kingston to Cornwall
- Lake Memphrémagog - northern half
- Lake Nipissing
- Lake Saint-Jean
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Montréal to Trois-Rivières
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Richelieu River and Northern Lake Champlain
- Saguenay to Tadoussac
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- Trois-Rivières to Donnacona
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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