Northumberland Strait - western half
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.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst 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.
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 (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
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
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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
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.
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 - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern 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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