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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 22 February 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots early Thursday evening.

Fog patches forming early Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 22 February 2017
Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 February 2017
Friday Wind westerly 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeasterly 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to westerly 30.

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 8:00 PM AST 22 February 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 994 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 990 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday approaching low 994 mb located over
Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:36 PM AST 22 February 2017 A low pressure system south of the Grand Banks will move to lie over
the Southeastern Grand Banks late tonight. Meanwhile a ridge of
High pressure over Nova Scotia will slowly move eastward tonight to
lie over Newfoundland by Thursday night. Strong to gale force winds
are forecast over southern waters tonight 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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