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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 February 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to southerly 15 to 20 knots late this evening then veering to southwest 25 after midnight. Wind veering to northwest 25 late Saturday morning.

Rain or snow beginning after midnight changing to chance of rain Saturday morning. Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating near noon Saturday.

Low tonight minus 2. High Saturday plus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 23 February 2018

Eastern Shore - eastern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less early this evening then building to 1 to 2 after midnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 early Saturday afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Eastern Shore - western half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less early this evening then building to 1 to 2 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 February 2018
Sunday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots veering to easterly 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 30.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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

Open water.

 

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 3:30 PM AST 23 February 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today high 1042 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday high 1029 mb located south of Laurentian
Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located over the Great Lakes.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over the eastern Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM AST 23 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight and then
cross the district on Saturday. Winds will increase to strong
southerlies ahead of the trough then veer to strong to near gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.

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

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