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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots near noon and to southeast 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 late this evening then diminishing to southwest 30 near noon Wednesday.

Snow beginning this morning changing to periods of rain late this afternoon and ending near noon Wednesday. Fog patches forming early this evening and dissipating after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 7 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 22 January 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this evening and to 1 or less Tuesday morning. Seas building to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2018
Thursday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:51 PM EST 22 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 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 3:00 AM AST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 995 mb located southwest of the Great
Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 992 mb located over southwestern
Quebec.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday trough from 982 mb low located on a
line north-south over western Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday trough from 978 mb low located on a
line north-south over Banquereau.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM AST 23 January 2018 A low pressure system near the Great Lakes this morning will track
eastward towards the region. Strong to gale force southerlies will
spread across most of the district on ahead of a trough associated
with this system. There is a chance of storm force southerlies over
southern waters near the trough.

As this trough tracks east over northern forecast waters on Wednesday
strong to gale force westerlies will develop in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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