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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 March 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 this evening.

Periods of rain and fog patches ending Thursday evening. Risk of thunderstorms tonight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 01 March 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 this evening. Seas building to 4 to 6 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 March 2017
Friday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water. 

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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 1 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4650N 6020W to 4700N 5945W
to 4820N 6150W to 4840N 5955W to 4955N 5810W to 4835N 5925W to
Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5307W to 4515N 4715W to 4515N 4545W to 4700N 4515W to 5030N
4530W to 5300N 4915W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4945N 5750W to Quebec near 5042N 5925W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 3:30 PM AST 01 March 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 1 March 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 991 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday low 979 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM AST 1 March 2017 An intensifying low pressure system currently near the great
Lakes will track northeastward to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence
by Thursday afternoon. Strong to gale force south to southwest winds
will ahead and south of the low will become strong to gale force
northeasterlies north of it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northumberland Strait, Gulf Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou
and Anticosti-northwestern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf Magdalen-northwestern half and Anticosti.

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