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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to southwest 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 30 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 20 Friday morning. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 20 Friday afternoon.

Showers beginning Friday evening. Fog patches forming early this afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 23 February 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 after midnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 February 2017
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeasterly 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to westerly 30.
Monday Wind westerly 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 8 tenths of new ice along the northern Cape Breton shore. 

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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 EST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5925W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W 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

Open water except 8 tenths of new ice along the northern Cape Breton
shore.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5247W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4500W to 4700N 4500W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5111N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
the northern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 996 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Friday low 992 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM AST 23 February 2017 A low pressure system over Southeastern Grand Banks will continue
To move eastward today. Strong to near gale force northwesterlies
over easternmost waters will diminish today as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings have ended.

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