Eastern Shore


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 February 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 this afternoon and to light late this evening.

Temperatures near minus 1.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 21 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 early this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to westerly 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southerly 15 knots backing to southeast 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4825N 6120W to 5000N 5815W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4530N 4715W to 4545N 4500W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located from
Newfoundland to Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM AST 21 February 2017 A low pressure system southeast of Laurentian Fan will intensify
And remain nearly stationary through the forecast period. Meanwhile
A ridge will approach the Maritimes from Quebec today. Strong to
gale force winds are forecast over southern waters today and
Wednesday between these two features. Elsewhere winds will diminish
in the vicinity of the ridge.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - southeastern half.

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