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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 February 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 35 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 near midnight and to light early Tuesday morning. Wind becoming south 15 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 27 February 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 4 tenths of grey ice in the eastern section of the bay. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4650N 6020W to 4700N
5945W to 4805N 6120W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths of grey ice in the eastern section of the
bay.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fundy

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 February 2017

'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 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Banquereau.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:37 AM AST 27 February 2017 Strong to gale force westerly winds still affecting eastern waters
will diminish early this afternoon as a weak ridge of high pressure
moves through the region.

A trough of low pressure currently over Quebec will approach to lie
over Banquereau after midnight. Strengthening southwesterlies ahead
of the trough will reach gale force over most northern waters later
this afternoon. Over most Gulf of St Lawrence waters northwest gales
will develop behind the trough this evening. Winds will gradually
diminish on Tuesday as another ridge of high pressure moves across
the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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