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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots veering to east 30 this evening then increasing to east 35 after midnight. Wind increasing to east 45 Tuesday morning.

Rain beginning late overnight. Fog patches forming Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 23 January 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight and to 5 to 7 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 January 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 3:30 PM AST 23 January 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 3:30 PM AST 23 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 990 mb located near the East Coast of
the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday approaching low 988 mb located south of
Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:02 AM AST 23 January 2017 A low pressure system near mid-Atlantic coast of the United States
will move slowly northeast to lie south of Cape Cod by Tuesday
evening. Easterly gales ahead of the low are expected to develop over
Georges Bank this evening and will slowly spread northeast to reach
eastern shore and Sable by Tuesday evening. Beyond the current
forecast period, gales are likely to spread to most northern and
eastern waters on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, and
East Scotian Slope.

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