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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 November 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southeast 20 Monday morning with gusts to 30 in the Approaches Monday afternoon and evening. Wind diminishing to northerly 15 Monday evening.

Rain Monday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Low tonight zero. High Monday plus 10.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 November 2021
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind light increasing to south 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 November 2021 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 978 mb located over northern
Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday trough located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday trough located from Georges Bank to the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:30 PM AST 28 November 2021 A low pressure centre over Northern Labrador this afternoon will
continue to slowly pull away from the marine district this evening
and tonight. Strong southwesterly winds from this system will
gradually diminish.

On Monday an approaching trough will move to lie from Georges Bank to
the Gulf of St. Lawrence by the evening. Strong to gale force south
to southeasterlies ahead of the trough Monday morning will spread
east through the day. Strong to gale force northerlies will develop
late in the day west of the trough.

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, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half,
Gulf-Magdalen.

Outlook for the start-up of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

For area lfa33.

Monday..Wind light increasing to easterly 15 knots early in the
morning then to southeast 25 to 35 late in the morning. For western
lfa33 winds becoming variable 15 in the afternoon then increasing to
northwest 20 in the evening. For eastern lfa33 winds southeast 35
knots diminishing to variable 15 in the evening. Seas 1 to 2 metres
increasing to 3 to 4 in the afternoon except 2 to 3 west.

Tuesday..Winds northwesterly 30 to 35 knots backing to west 30 in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Wednesday..Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 metres
diminishing to 1 to 2 in the morning then to 2 to 3 in the evening.

For area lfa34.

Monday..Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots in the morning
increasing to 20 to 25 near noon then backing to northerly 30 in the
afternoon and to 35 in the evening. Seas 1 to 2 metres increasing to
2 to 3 south in the evening.

Tuesday..Winds northwesterly 30 to 35 knots backing to west 30 in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 metres dropping to 1 to 2 in the evening,
except 1 to 2 over Grand Manan.

Wednesday..Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots. Seas 1 to 2 metres becoming
2 to 3 in the afternoon.

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