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Chaleur - Miscou - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 40 knots diminishing to variable 20 early this morning then increasing to west 25 to 30 near noon. Wind diminishing to west 20 this evening and to west 15 Saturday evening.

Snow ending this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water risk of freezing spray this afternoon and early this evening. Freezing spray beginning late this evening and ending Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 9 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2020
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. 8 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme southeastern section. Consolidated first-year ice along the southern coast. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice in the southern section today and Friday. 

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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 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4515N
6055W to 4550N 5935W to 4510N 5825W to 4635N 5750W to 4725N 5825W 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 pressure warning in effect.

8 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the extreme
southeastern section. Consolidated first-year ice along the southern
coast. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice in the
southern section today and Friday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2020

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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough from 988 mb low located from New
Brunswick to Banquereau.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today quasi-stationary trough from 990 mb low
located on a line east-west over the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located from Grand Manan to West
Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:42 AM AST 28 February 2020 A low pressure system over New Brunswick will move northeast into the
Gulf of St. Lawrence this morning and then stall near Anticosti
Island by this evening. Gale to storm force easterlies ahead of the
system shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies to its south.
Winds will gradually diminish today and drop to moderate to strong
for most areas.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait and Anticosti - northern half. Gale warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait - northern half, Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur -
Miscou, and Anticosti.

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