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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 February 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southerly 20 knots veering to west 25 early this morning then to northwest 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to northeast 20 overnight then to southeast 20 to 25 near noon Sunday. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Sunday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending early this morning. Rain or snow beginning near noon Sunday.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 February 2018
Monday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 4500N
6130W to 4530N 5720W to 4725N 5730W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5309W to 4700N 4815W to 5000N 4630W to 5115N 4630W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located east of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located east of the Marine District.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:39 AM AST 24 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will move across the district today. Strong
southerly winds ahead of the trough will veer to strong to gale
Force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, and Cabot Strait.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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