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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots backing to northeasterly 20 this evening then to northwest 15 after midnight. Wind northwest 15 Thursday.

Snow ending near midnight. A few flurries Thursday morning and afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 17 January 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind westerly 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice in eastern sections. 

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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 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4800N 6110W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4855N 6055W to 4940N
6125W to 4950N 5840W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice in
eastern sections.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 17 January 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1018 mb located southeast of Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 1002 mb located over Cabot Strait.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday low located over central Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday building ridge located west of the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM AST 17 January 2018 A low pressure system currently southeast of Cape Cod will move along
the south shore of Nova Scotia tonight reaching Cabot Strait Thursday
morning and then Central Newfoundland Thursday afternoon. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies ahead of this system will become moderate
to strong northwesterlies in its wake.

Another low will pass south of the marine district late Thursday into
Friday bringing strong northerlies to most of the Scotian Slope
waters and northerly gales to Laurentian Fan.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
southwestern shore and eastern shore.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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