Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 February 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 15 this afternoon and to light this evening. Wind increasing to east 10 to 15 after midnight and to east 20 to 25 early Saturday morning. Wind backing to northeast 30 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries ending near midnight. Snow beginning Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to minus 3 Saturday afternoon.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 12 February 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 February 2016
Sunday Wind northerly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to southeast 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W to 4805N 5940W
to 4945N 5815W to 4815N 6300W to 4740N 6305W to 4750N 6110W to 4655N
6000W to Nova Scotia near 4615N 5955W. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect


Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 February 2016

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located over Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 991 mb located south
of East Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday low 982 mb located over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 12 February 2016 A trough of low pressure over Banquereau will depart the marine
district this afternoon. Northwesterly gales over eastern waters will
diminish later today. On Saturday a low will develop south of the
marine district and track through eastern waters to lie over
Newfoundland by Saturday evening.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for southwestern shore..
LaHave Bank..Eastern shore..Fourchu..Sable..East Scotian Slope and
Banquereau. Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray
Warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns Bank..
Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..Eastern shore..Fourchu..Cabot
Strait..Banquereau northwestern half..Northumberland Strait-eastern
Half..Gulf-Magdalen..And Anticosti.

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