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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 November 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind westerly 25 knots with gusts to 35 ending this evening. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday.

Chance of flurries late this afternoon and tonight.

Low tonight minus 1. High Tuesday plus 8.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 20 knots.

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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 Roméo LeBlanc 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 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 20 November 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 980 mb located over northern
Quebec.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located south of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM AST 20 November 2017 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec will continue to move
northward tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies will persist
tonight then diminish somewhat and back to southwesterly on Tuesday.

Another low pressure system is forecast to move across southern
waters on Thursday. This low will likely give gales to southeastern
waters late on Thursday. Although there is still uncertainty in the
track of this low, the latest indications are that the low will track
across the slope waters Thursday afternoon or evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait - northern half and Anticosti.

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