Marine weather overview

Trying to catch the best breezes for a regatta? Operating a commercial vessel? Being aware of marine weather observations is critical for any effective and safe outing on the water.

Photo of a Marine Coast Guard in a storm.

Find out how to best use Environment Canada’s marine weather services so that you can better understand and anticipate complex interactions in your local marine environment. The Quebec regional guide is a great way to get started.

It’s important to know and understand marine weather hazards and seasonally monitor ice conditions as well as hurricane and tropical storm conditions when on the coast.

Always check your marine weather conditions and forecasts before setting sail.

And, finally, don’t forget to prepare your sailing plan.

Bon Voyage!

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