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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to easterly 15 knots near noon and to southeast 20 to 25 this evening. Wind increasing to southerly 35 Tuesday evening.

A few showers or flurries beginning this morning changing to periods of rain after midnight. Fog patches forming Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 January 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this morning then building to 1 to 2 this afternoon. Seas building to 2 to 3 Tuesday afternoon and to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2018

'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 3:00 AM AST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 972 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over western Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 996 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 995 mb located over southern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 22 January 2018 Strong to gale force west to northwesterly winds in the wake of a low
pressure system east of Labrador will gradually diminish today as the
low pulls further away and a ridge of high pressure builds in from
the west.

A second low pressure system near the Great Lakes Tuesday morning
will track eastward towards the region. Strong to gale force winds
will spread across the district ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, northern half of Banquereau, Cabot
Strait and all Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu, northern half of
Banquereau and all Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

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