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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind north 15 to 20 knots veering to northeast 10 to 15 this morning then diminishing to light early this evening. Wind becoming southwest 15 overnight.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 4 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 21 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2017
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4825N 6120W 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

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located from
Newfoundland to Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:39 AM AST 21 February 2017 A low pressure system southeast of Laurentian Fan will intensify
tonight and Wednesday. A ridge moving in from Quebec will help
increase northerly winds over southern waters to strong to possibly
gale force today. On Wednesday strong to gale force northerlies are
forecast over southeastern waters.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - southeastern half.

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