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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 08 February 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots veering to west 15 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning then backing to west 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind becoming light Thursday evening.

Scattered flurries ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray overnight and Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 8 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 February 2023
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 plus tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice along parts of the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6511W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4519N 6058W to 4540N
5837W to 4755N 6124W to 4725N 6236W to 4849N 6316W to 4844N 6057W to
4934N 6117W to 4953N 5854W to 4721N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4729N
5610W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths grey ice except 9 plus tenths grey ice including 2
tenths grey-white ice along parts of the Prince Edward Island coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM AST 08 February 2023

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 10:00 AM AST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 990 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located west of the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
the eastern Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located over Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:39 AM AST 8 February 2023 A trough over Quebec will make its way across the Maritimes today to
lie east of the marine district tonight. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are expected behind the trough. Winds will diminish
over southwestern waters on Thursday as a ridge approaches the
region.

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

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

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