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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northerly 15 early Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries changing to showers or flurries early this evening and ending near midnight.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 4 near midnight then falling to minus 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to east 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4755N 6100W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4850N 6145W 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 16 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 16 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located from Georges Bank to
Banquereau.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located south of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Anticosti Island
to Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday trough located from Labrador Coast to
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over the western Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:13 PM AST 16 January 2017 A trough of low pressure approaching from the northwest today will
cross the district tonight and Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
and Anticosti-eastern half. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all Gulf
of St Lawrence waters.

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