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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 11 February 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 this evening then increasing to northwest 25 to 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to west 20 Friday afternoon and to west 15 Friday evening.

A few flurries or showers changing to flurries early this evening and ending Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning overnight and ending Friday evening.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 6 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 11 February 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Friday. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 February 2016
Saturday Wind southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

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

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 10:00 AM AST 11 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low located over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low located east of Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located over the central Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday trough located over the eastern Marine
District.

At midnight AST tonight low located over Browns Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low located over the southwestern Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM AST 11 February 2016 A low pressure system over the eastern marine district will depart
the region this afternoon. Strong to gale force westerly winds are
forecast over southern waters associated with this disturbance.
Another low pressure system will track across the slope waters
tonight into Friday morning. A period of gale to storm force winds
are forecast with this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope and the southern
half of Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for Browns Bank
and LaHave Bank. 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..Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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