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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 February 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots near midnight and to southeast 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind veering to south 25 near noon Wednesday then increasing to southwest 30 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain and fog patches beginning late this evening. Risk of thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 5 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2017
Thursday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4650N 6020W to 4700N 5945W
to 4820N 6150W to 4840N 6020W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to
Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

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Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 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 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 990 mb located north of the
Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 984 mb located over the Gaspe
Peninsula.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM AST 28 February 2017 A trough of low pressure east of the marine district will continue to
move off into the Atlantic. Strong to gale force westerlies in its
wake will diminish today ahead of an approaching ridge of high
pressure. On Wednesday an intense low pressure system will track from
the Great Lakes region to the Gaspé Peninsula. Strong to gale force
south to southwest winds will develop ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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

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