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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 November 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 35 this afternoon and to southeast 45 early this evening. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 near midnight then to west 45 early Saturday morning. Wind veering to northwest 35 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.

Snow changing to rain or snow this afternoon and ending near midnight. Showers beginning early Saturday morning and changing to flurries or showers Saturday afternoon and ending Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 November 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 this evening and to 5 overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 November 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind southerly 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) 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
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to
4645N 6440W to New Brunswick near 4735N 6450W. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4740N 6535W to
4755N 6540W to 4805N 6610W to Quebec near 4805N 6545W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4855N 6715W to 4900N 6735W
to Quebec 4920N 6725W near 4735N 6450W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5300N 5552W to 5100N 5345W to 5145N 5030W to 5400N 5030W to
5730N 5330W to 5800N 5630W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 November 2018

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 10:00 AM AST 16 November 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 993 mb located southwest of the Marine
District.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 985 mb located near Cape Breton
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 16 November 2018 An approaching low pressure system will track along Nova Scotia today
from the southwest to the northeast. As this low pressure system
tracks through the marine district gale to storm force easterlies
will develop ahead and south of the low, while strong to gale force
northeasterlies will develop north of it. Winds will then switch to
strong to gale force westerlies behind this system except over
southern and eastern waters where gale to storm force westerlies are
expected.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable , East Scotian Slope and
Banquereau. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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