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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 February 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind west 15 to 20 knots except southwest 25 over southeastern sections late this afternoon. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 near midnight then becoming northeast 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 20 Monday afternoon.

Showers or flurries and fog patches changing to flurries this evening and ending Monday morning.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 February 2017
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 February 2017
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Open water. 

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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 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

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

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4545N 4715W to 4600N 4530W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 19 February 2017 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 993 mb located over the Burin Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough from 993 mb
low located on a line east-west over the Southwest Coast of
Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1000 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 1004 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM NST 19 February 2017 A low pressure system over the Burin Peninsula will track
northeastward to lie east of Funk Island Bank by tonight. Strong to
gale force southerly winds over southern and eastern waters ahead of
this system will diminish to moderate southwesterlies as it departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank - eastern half and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters and Belle Isle Bank.

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