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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 04 December 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southerly 15 knots veering to southwest 20 late this evening then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to easterly 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain Saturday afternoon. Fog patches forming Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 04 December 2020
Sunday Wind east 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southerly 20 to 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5000N 6645W to 4840N 6210W to
5015N 5915W to Quebec near 5120N 5800W. Sea ice north of the ice

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 4 December 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday departing ridge located southeast of
the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday deepening low 1003 mb located north of
Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 984 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM AST 4 December 2020 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest on Saturday
and track slowly across the Bay of Fundy on Sunday. Strong to gale
force easterlies developing ahead of the low on Saturday will shift
to gale force southerlies over southernmost waters by late Saturday

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
and West Scotian Slope.

Outlook for the start of the southwest lobster fishery.

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Tonight..Winds southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30
this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 overnight. Seas 2 to 3
metres building to 3 to 4 metres this evening then subsiding to 2 to
3 metres overnight.

Saturday..Winds southwest 15 knots diminishing to light early in the
morning. Winds increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon and to
southeast 35 in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2
metres early in the morning then building to 3 to 5 metres in the

Sunday..Winds southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 25 to
35 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sea state 5 to 7 metres diminishing to 3 to 4 metres in the

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