Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 November 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 Tuesday morning and to southeast 20 to 25 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to southerly 35 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning Tuesday morning. Fog patches forming Tuesday afternoon.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 12 November 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon. Seas building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 November 2018
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 40 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 35 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

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Gale warning in effect


Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 971 mb located east of
Labrador Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today high located on a line north-south over
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday high located east of the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday deepening low 1010 mb located over the
East Coast of the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 995 mb located near Grand Manan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM AST 12 November 2018 A deep low pressure system off the South Labrador Coast will continue
moving eastward today. Strong to gale force westerly winds in the
wake of this disturbance will gradually diminish as the low moves
further away from the district and a ridge of high pressure builds in
from the west.

A second low pressure system will develop along the eastern us
seaboard Tuesday morning and will rapidly intensify as it tracks
northeastward towards the Maritimes. Increasing southeasterly winds
will reach gale, or possibly storm force, over southwestern waters
ahead of this low pressure system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fourchu, Northumberland Strait, and Chaleur-Miscou.

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

Today..Winds northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20
this evening. Winds diminishing to light near midnight.
Tuesday..Winds light becoming southeast 15 to 20 knots in the morning
then increasing to southeast 25 near noon and to southeast 35 late in
the afternoon. Winds increasing further to south 45 knots in the
evening for Grand Manan.
Wednesday..Winds west 40 knots.

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