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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 this morning then backing to southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to northwest 25 to 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Tuesday morning then becoming easterly 10 to 15 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to easterly 20 to 25 Tuesday evening.

Flurries or showers ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 11 December 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 11 December 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwesterly 40 knots.
Friday Wind southwesterly 35 knots diminishing to southwesterly 15 late in the day.

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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 10 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5030N 5300W to 5330N 4800W to 5500N 4800W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 11 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1008 mb located over southwestern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 1011 mb located near Cape
Breton Island.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 999 mb located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday approaching low 988 mb located over Maine.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:16 AM AST 11 December 2017 A low pressure system will develop near the Great Lakes tonight then
intenisify as it tracks eastward toward the Maritimes on Tuesday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low
Tuesday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East
Scotian Slope, Northumberland Strait - western half and Chaleur -
Miscou.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.

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