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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 December 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly 25 to 30 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 Sunday evening.

Snow or rain changing to a few flurries near noon.

Risk of freezing spray overnight and Sunday.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 4 overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 December 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 December 2017
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwesterly 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35.

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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 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5230W to 5400N 4700W to 5500N 4700W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 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 December 2017

'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 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 988 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 962 mb located east of
the Avalon Peninsula.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday approaching ridge located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM AST 16 December 2017 A low pressure system over the Laurentian Fan will move to lie east
of Newfoundland this evening. Strong to gale force northeasterlies
ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies in
its wake. Winds will diminish later today as the low pulls away.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope - eastern half, Banquereau - southeastern half and
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, Sable -
western half and eastern shore - western half.

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

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