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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 08 December 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 near noon then veering to northwest 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Friday morning.

Showers or flurries changing to flurries late overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 08 December 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 near noon and to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2016
Saturday Wind west 25 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northerly 15.

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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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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 December 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5038N 5610W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5030N 5932W to 4945N 5855W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today high located over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing high located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1008 mb located south of
West Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday intensifying low 992 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday departing low located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM AST 8 December 2016 A low pressure system south of West Scotian Slope will intensify as
it tracks northeastward to lie east of the district Friday morning.
In the wake of the low, winds will increase to strong to gale force
northwesterlies.

Strong to gale force northwesterlies and cold air will persist
throughout the weekend. Freezing spray warnings may be required for
parts of the marine district this weekend.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan.

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