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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 November 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 30 early this evening then becoming northwest 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 35 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 25 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Thursday afternoon.

Rain at times heavy and fog patches ending after midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 November 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Thursday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind south 20 knots increasing to northwest 35.

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Gale warning in effect

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Issued 3:30 PM AST 22 November 2017

'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 3:30 PM AST 22 November 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1004 mb located east of Cape Hatteras.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday intensifying low 987 mb located south
of Halifax.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 976 mb located over Cabot Strait.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday departing low 983 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM AST 22 November 2017 A low pressure system east of Cape Hatteras will track northeastward
tonight. The low will intensify as it tracks south of Halifax
overnight and across Cape Breton into Cabot Strait Thursday morning.
Gale to storm force southerlies will develop ahead of this low then
quickly shift to gale to storm gale force northwesterlies behind it.
These northwesterlies will diminish over all but northeasternmost
waters by late in the day Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau - northwestern half, Cabot Strait and
Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

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