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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 December 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind light increasing to east 20 knots this evening then backing to northeast 25 Monday morning. Wind backing to north 20 Monday evening.

Snow or rain beginning late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 December 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 3 tenths new ice in bays in the extreme eastern section. 

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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 Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4615N 6115W to 4720N
6350W to 4850N 6350W to 5000N 6530W to 4955N 6450W to 4920N 6400W to
4840N 6200W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5725W. Sea ice
west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths new ice in bays in the extreme eastern
section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 December 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the eastern Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 1002 mb located south of
Long Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday low 983 mb located south of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM AST 16 December 2018 A low pressure system is expected to deepen as it tracks up the U.S.
seaboard tonight to lie south of Nova Scotia on Monday. Strong to
gale force easterly winds are forecast to develop ahead of this
system across much of the district tonight and Monday with strong to
possibly gale force westerlies in its wake over the southern slope
waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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