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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 February 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 near noon Wednesday and to northwest 15 Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Wednesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 19 February 2019
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 February 2019
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 in the morning then becoming westerly 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to westerly 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water 2 tenths grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4430N 5835W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water 2 tenths grey ice in some bays.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

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Issued 3:30 PM AST 19 February 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 19 February 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 958 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday departing low 937 mb located over the
northern Atlantic Ocean.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 PM AST 19 February 2019 A low pressure system east of the Grand Banks at forecast time will
continue to intensify tonight before departing over the North
Atlantic on Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
expected to persist into Wednesday before diminishing somewhat over
southwestern waters late on Wednesday as a ridge of high pressure
approaches. The northwesterly gales could approach storm force at
times tonight and Wednesday over Cabot Strait and Banquereau.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - southwestern half and
Chaleur-Miscou.

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