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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 8 February 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 977 mb located near East Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 982 mb located over
Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday deepening low 996 mb located off the
East Coast of the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 988 mb located near Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM AST 8 February 2016 An intense low pressure system near the East Scotian Slope will move
northeastward tonight to lie over Banquereau Tuesday morning then
over the Avalon Peninsula Tuesday evening as it weakens. Gale to
storm force northeasterlies are expected ahead of the low, with gale
to storm force westerlies south of the system. Another low pressure
system will rapidly cross slope waters Tuesday night and into
Wednesday morning. Another period of storm force winds are possible
with this second low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
All waters except Fundy..Grand Manan..Northumberland Strait..
Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti where gale warnings are
In effect. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu..Cabot
Strait..Northumberland Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti.

This low will also give higher than normal water levels and rough and
pounding waves for the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia. Highest water
levels will occur near the high tide this evening and again Tuesday
morning.

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