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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 May 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 20 this afternoon and to northwest 20 to 25 near midnight. Wind backing to southwest 25 late overnight then veering to westerly 30 Saturday evening.

Rain changing to a few showers late overnight. Fog patches forming this afternoon and dissipating near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 22 May 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 2 near midnight and to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 May 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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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 Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5020N 5950W to 5020N 5935W to
5100N 5820W to 5115N 5730W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4045W to 4700N 4045W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 May 2015

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:00 AM ADT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today dissipating ridge located south of Nova
Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 1002 mb located south of
Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 996 mb located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:39 AM ADT 22 May 2015 A low pressure system will track south of Cape Cod this morning to
lie near Sable Island tonight and Newfoundland Saturday morning.
Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the low will become strong
to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope..
Banquereau-southeastern half and Laurentian Fan.

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