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Chaleur - Miscou - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 February 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to east 35 to 40 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 20 Friday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 Friday afternoon.

Snow this afternoon tonight and Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near midnight. Risk of freezing spray Friday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 11 this afternoon then rising to minus 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2020
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northerly 15 to 20.
Monday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 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 Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat 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 Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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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 10:00 AM AST 27 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 10:00 AM AST 27 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 10:00 AM AST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying trough from 988 mb low located
from New England to Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday trough from 986 mb low located from New
Brunswick to Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday trough from 986 mb low located on a line
east-west over the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located east of Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM AST 27 February 2020 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will track
across the Maritimes tonight and then move into the Gulf of St.
Lawrence on Friday. Winds will increase to gale to storm force
easterlies across the district today ahead of the low, then shift to
gale force southwesterlies to its south.

These very strong easterly winds will result in higher than normal
water levels in the Gulf of St. Lawrence along east to northeast
facing coastlines of Eastern New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island,
Cape Breton Island and Îles-de-la-Madeleine near high tide this
evening. Ice rafting against these coastlines may also occur.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, eastern shore - eastern half,
Sable - eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait - eastern half, and Gulf-Magdalen.
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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