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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 05 February 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 35 to 45 knots backing to northwest 25 to 35 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind backing to westerly 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon then increasing to southwest 20 to 25 Saturday evening.

Rain changing to snow late this evening and ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 05 February 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 5 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 05 February 2016
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2016 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 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 5 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 5015N 5805W to 4925N 6115W to 4855N 6110W to 4835N 6255W to
4700N 6330W to 4635N 6155W to Nova Scotia near 4605N 6130W. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4655N 6135W to 4730N 6110W to Iles de la Madeleine near 4735N
6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 8:00 PM AST 05 February 2016

'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 8:00 PM AST 5 February 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 997 mb located over
LaHave Bank.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Saturday departing low 980 mb located over
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM AST 5 February 2016 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia is forecast to intensify
as it tracks northeast toward Newfoundland. Strong to gale force
southerly winds ahead of the low become gale to storm force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in
Effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges Bank..
Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..
Sable..East Scotian Slope..Fourchu..Northumberland Strait - eastern
half and Gulf - Magdalen.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait and all of the Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

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