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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 February 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots early this morning then backing to northeasterly 20 near noon. Wind backing to northwesterly 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to light Monday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 20 Monday afternoon.

Periods of snow beginning this morning and ending early this evening.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 2 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 February 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 February 2018
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25.
Thursday Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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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 17 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

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 4540N
5815W to 4715N 5725W to 4715N 5655W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4825N 5309W to 4745N 5000W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4730W to 5330N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 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 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1007 mb located south of
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 984 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today building ridge located over the western
Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday ridge located over the southeastern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 18 February 2018 An intensifying low pressure system south of Cape Cod will rapidly
cross southern waters today to lie south of Laurentian Fan this
evening. Gale to storm force winds will spread to waters south of
Nova Scotia today, with a brief period of hurricane force winds near
the track of the low centre. Winds will diminish from west to east as
the low passes by.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian
Slope. A storm warning is in effect for Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings
are in effect for Browns Bank, lahave, Sable and Banquereau-southern
half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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