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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 December 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to westerly 30 late this morning then to northwest 20 to 25 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon and to light Saturday evening.

Periods of rain ending this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Temperatures plus 11 falling to minus 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 December 2021
Sunday Wind light increasing to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 35.
Tuesday Wind southwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 December 2021 Today Tonight and Friday 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 2 December 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

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
Anticosti Island near 4953N 6431W. Sea ice south then north of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4950N 6329W to
5008N 6230W to 4958N 6136W to 5005N 5948W to Quebec near 5125N
5737W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 3 December 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 988 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 970 mb located over
Labrador Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday approaching ridge located over New
England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 AM AST 3 December 2021 A low pressure system will continue to track across Quebec today and
move into Labrador tonight. Strong to gale force southerly winds
ahead of the low will become strong to gale force westerly in its
wake. Colder air will move in with the westerly flow and give
freezing spray to some northern waters on Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Chaleur - Miscou - western half and Anticosti.

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