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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 25 May 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 near noon then veering to west 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 Saturday morning then becoming northeast 15 Saturday afternoon.

Showers beginning this evening and ending Saturday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 25 May 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning and to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 May 2018
Sunday Wind east 20 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind east 20 to 25 knots diminishing to east 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots veering to northwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 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 EDT 25 May 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5125N 5740W to Newfoundland near
5045N 5705W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 10:00 AM ADT 25 May 2018

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 25 May 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 1000 mb located over Prince Edward
Island.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday low 1001 mb located over the Avalon
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:01 AM ADT 25 May 2018 A trough of low pressure will drift across the Gulf of St. Lawrence
today. Increasing southwesterly winds will reach strong to gale force
over southern waters this afternoon ahead of the trough. Winds will
gradually diminish on Saturday as an area of low pressure develops
within the trough and then moves eastward towards Newfoundland.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian
Fan.

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