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Northumberland Strait - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 February 2023

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to south 30 after midnight and to west 40 Friday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray ending near midnight. Severe freezing spray beginning near noon Friday.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 26 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 February 2023
Saturday Wind west 35 knots.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots backing to south 20.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots becoming north 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice. 

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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 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4538N 6452W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4551N 6200W to 4630N
6145W to 4700N 6330W to 4800N 6245W to 4900N 6330W to 4845N 6130W to
5020N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4926N 5812W. Sea ice west then
northeast of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 February 2023

'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

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 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 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 995 mb located over central Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 986 mb located over eastern Quebec.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday trough from low located from Anticosti
Island to Grand Manan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM AST 2 February 2023 An intensifying low pressure system approaching from Central Quebec
will bring strong to gale force southerlies and gale force
northwesterlies across the marine region beginning Friday morning.
An extremely cold air mass will usher in behind this low, leading to
severe freezing spray on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except
Laurentian Fan and Banquereau - southeastern half.

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