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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 18 January 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind east 20 to 25 knots diminishing to east 15 near midnight and to light early Thursday morning.

A few flurries and a few showers beginning late overnight and ending late Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 18 January 2017
Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind north 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to north 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 18 January 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from Labrador to New
Brunswick then to Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located over Newfoundland extending
southeastward.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1000 mb located south of Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday intensifying low 994 mb located south
of East Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:38 PM AST 18 January 2017 A ridge of high pressure over eastern marine waters will continue to
slowly push eastward tonight. Moderate to strong northerlies ahead of
the ridge diminish in its vicinity. A deepening low south of Georges
Bank will track slowly eastward to lie south of Laurentian Fan
Thursday evening. This low is giving strong to gale force easterlies
to southwestern waters which will diminish below warning status
overnight tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank-southern half and West Scotian Slope-southern half.

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