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Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 20 February 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 after midnight then backing to west 10 to 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind backing to south 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Wednesday morning. Risk of freezing spray Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to minus 5 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 February 2024
Thursday Wind southerly 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind south 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday 2 tenths new ice except 8 tenths new ice in the southern section. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4523N 6401W to Nova
Scotia near 4515N 6358W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4632N
5932W to 4757N 6116W to 4659N 6315W to 4814N 6346W to 4848N 6136W to
4949N 5837W to 4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4728N
5608W. Sea ice southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths new ice except 8 tenths new ice in the southern section.
Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 8:00 PM AST 20 February 2024

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 8:00 PM AST 20 February 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary low 960 mb located east
of Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located over the Maritimes.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday approaching low located south of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM AST 20 February 2024 Strong to gale force northwesterlies will continue over northeastern
waters between an intense low east of the Labrador Sea and a ridge of
high pressure approaching from the west. Winds will gradually
diminish overnight tonight.

Strong to gale force easterlies are expected to spread north over
southern waters on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - northern half, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen -
northeastern half, and Anticosti - southwestern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, gulf- Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou,
and Anticosti.

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