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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 24 February 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots veering to northeast 20 late overnight then to east 20 to 25 near noon Sunday. Wind veering to southeast 30 late Sunday afternoon then increasing to southeast 35 Sunday evening.

Rain or snow beginning near noon Sunday changing to rain Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 24 February 2018
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 24 February 2018
Monday Wind southeasterly 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 6330W to 4525N
6015W to 4515N 5710W to 4625N 5650W to 4730N 5855W to Newfoundland
near 4705N 5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 8:00 PM AST 24 February 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 8:00 PM AST 24 February 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located over the Grand
Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday approaching trough located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM AST 24 February 2018 A trough of low pressure just east of the marine district will
continue to pull away this evening. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are occurring in its wake. A second trough will
approach from New England late on Sunday. This will give strong to
gale force southeasterlies over southwestern waters Sunday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, and Cabot Strait.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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