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Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 February 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 30 knots increasing to south 35 late this afternoon and to west 50 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to west 40 near noon Thursday.

Showers changing to rain near midnight then to periods of snow near noon Thursday. Fog patches dissipating Thursday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray beginning Thursday morning becoming severe Thursday evening.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 12 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 February 2024
Friday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N 5930W
to 4718N 6010W to 4819N 6228W to 4926N 6050W to 4956N 5844W to 4816N
5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice. Consolidated
grey-white ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 February 2024

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 February 2024

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 3:30 PM AST 28 February 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today cold front located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying cold front located from
Quebec to Long Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday cold front located from Anticosti Island
to West Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday cold front located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM AST 28 February 2024 A strong cold front will continue to approach slowly from the west
this evening and move eastward across the marine district tonight and
Thursday. Gale force southerly winds ahead of the front will shift to
gale force westerlies in its wake. These westerlies are forecast
To reach storm force over the Bay of Chaleur Thursday morning for a
few hours.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Chaleur - Miscou. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East
Scotian Slope, and Laurentian Fan.

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