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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 21 February 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind light increasing to south 10 to 15 knots near midnight and to south 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 10 to 15 early Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to light early Wednesday evening.

Low tonight minus 11. High Wednesday minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 21 February 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 21 February 2017
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 7 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice near and south of Iles de la Madeleine. 

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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 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4820N 6110W to 5000N 5815W 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 7 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice
near and south of Iles de la Madeleine.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5247W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4500W to 4700N 4500W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 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 21 February 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary low located southeast
of Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located from
Newfoundland to Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:36 PM AST 21 February 2017 A low pressure system southeast of Laurentian Fan will intensify and
remain nearly stationary through the forecast period. Meanwhile a
ridge of high pressure over Nova Scotia will slowly move eastward
tonight. Strong to gale force winds are forecast over southern waters
today and Wednesday 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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