Issued 03:30 PM AST 04 December 2020
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30 this evening then diminishing to variable 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Saturday morning then increasing to northeast 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 30 Saturday evening.
Showers beginning this evening changing to rain and fog patches near noon Saturday.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Quebec near 5000N 6645W to 4840N 6210W to
5015N 5915W to Quebec near 5120N 5800W. Sea ice north of the ice
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM AST 4 December 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday departing ridge located southeast of
the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday deepening low 1003 mb located north of
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 984 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:27 PM AST 4 December 2020 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest on Saturday
and track slowly across the Bay of Fundy on Sunday. Strong to gale
force easterlies developing ahead of the low on Saturday will shift
to gale force southerlies over southernmost waters by late Saturday
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
and West Scotian Slope.
Outlook for the start of the southwest lobster fishery.
Tonight..Winds southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30
early this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 overnight. Seas 2
to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 metres this evening then subsiding to
2 to 3 metres overnight.
Saturday..Winds southwest 15 knots diminishing to light early in the
morning. Winds increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon and to
southeast 35 in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2
metres early in the morning then building to 3 to 5 metres in the
Sunday..Winds southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 25 to
35 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sea state 5 to 7 metres diminishing to 3 to 4 metres in the
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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