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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 November 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25 this morning then veering to northwest 30 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 overnight and to northwest 15 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to light Thursday afternoon.

Rain changing to flurries this evening and ending Thursday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 13 November 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning and to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 November 2019
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4920N 6720W to 4920N 6705W to
Quebec near 5015N 6550W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4730W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 03:00 AM AST 13 November 2019

'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 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today cold front from 993 mb low located from
Anticosti Island to West Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today cold front located east of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located over the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 13 November 2019 A low pressure system over Anticosti will track northeastward today
reaching the Labrador Sea by this evening. Strong to gale force
southerly winds ahead of the associated cold front shift to strong to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fourchu, Banquereau - northern half, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou, and
Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning has
been issued for Anticosti.

Outlook for the start-up of the Southwest New Brunswick lobster
fishery.

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Today..Winds northwest 25 knots. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Thursday..Winds northwest 15 becoming light early in the morning then
increasing to southwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon and south 20 in the
evening. Seas less than 1 metre.

Friday..Winds southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 in
the morning. Seas 1 metre increasing to 2 in the morning and 2 to 3
in the afternoon. Choppy seas in the afternoon.

Lfa38
Today..Winds northwest 30 knots. Seas 2 metres.

Thursday..Winds northwest 15 becoming light early in the morning then
increasing to southwest 15 in the afternoon and southwest 20 in the
evening. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to less than 1 metre in the
morning then building to 1 to 2 metres in the evening.

Friday..Winds south 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 in the
morning. Seas 1 to 2 metres increasing to 2 to 3 near noon. Choppy
seas in the afternoon.

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