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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 08 December 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to east 20 knots early this evening and to north 25 to 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 near noon Thursday.

Snow tonight and Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

High today plus 3. Low tonight minus 2. High Thursday plus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2021
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 20 knots increasing to southwest 35.
Sunday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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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 Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4909N 6625W to 4909N 6649W
to 4828N 6900W to 4901N 6810W to 4917N 6710W to 5004N 6610W to 4845N
6158W to Labrador near 5116N 5728W. Sea ice south then north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6237W
to 4721N 6425W to 4842N 6358W to Quebec near 4851N 6412W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4546N 6248W to Prince
Edward Island near 4558N 6244W. South of the ice edge. Ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 8 December 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from the Gaspe Peninsula to
East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located from Anticosti
Island to the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 1007 mb located southwest of
Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday deepening low 984 mb located over East
Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:58 AM AST 8 December 2021 A developing low will approach the southern marine district late in
the day today and cross the slope waters on Thursday. This weather
system will bring widespread gale force winds tonight into Thursday.

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

A freezing spray warning is also in effect for Anticosti.

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