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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southerly 15 early this morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind veering to southwest 25 overnight then to west 30 Sunday morning.

Rain beginning this evening and ending Sunday morning. Fog patches dissipating Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 25 February 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2017
Monday Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots veering to southwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2017 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 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W 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 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 1005 mb located over western
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located west of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM AST 25 February 2017 A trough of low pressure will approach the district from the
West today and move to lie over Nova Scotia by Sunday morning.
Strong southeasterlies will develop ahead of the trough
This evening or tonight. These winds will reach gale force
Over much of the region on Sunday. In the wake of the trough
Strong to gale force westerlies will develop.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning
Is in effect for Anticosti.

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