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Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 February 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 30 near noon and to west 35 to 40 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 early Thursday morning and to west 20 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries this afternoon and tonight.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 20 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 February 2020
Friday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots backing to southerly 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.
Sunday Wind westerly 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the extreme southeastern section. 

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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 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4530N 5940W to 4605N 5815W to 4715N 5900W 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

9 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 tenths
first-year ice in the extreme southeastern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying trough located from the Gulf
of St. Lawrence to East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday building ridge located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:58 AM AST 19 February 2020 A trough of low pressure will track eastward across the marine
district today to lie east of Newfoundland this evening. Gale to
storm force southerly winds ahead of the trough will shift to strong
to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait - southern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern
shore, lahave banks, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Cabot
Strait-northern half, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou-eastern half and
Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - northeastern half
and Anticosti.

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