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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 11 December 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots late overnight and to north 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to north 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Snow beginning after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 11 December 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 11 December 2018
Thursday Wind north 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 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 EST 11 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6210W to 4630N
6150W to 4705N 6400W to 4850N 6350W to 4925N 6515W to 4910N 6700W to
4955N 6605W to 4845N 6155W to 5115N 5740W to Newfoundland near 5040N
5715W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4700N 6155W to 4715N 6220W to 4750N
6130W to 4735N 6105W to 4700N 6155W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 8:00 PM AST 11 December 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 8:00 PM AST 11 December 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 998 mb located southwest
of Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 958 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM AST 11 December 2018 An intensifying low pressure system southwest of Georges Bank tonight
will move to lie near Laurentian Fan Wednesday morning. This will
give strong to gale force north to northeasterlies to slope waters
which will increase to gale to storm force northerlies for
easternmost waters. Cold northerlies developing behind the low will
give freezing spray to parts of the north and western marine
district.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for East Scotian Slope
and Banquereau-southeastern half.

In addition, freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand
Manan, Lurcher, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou
and Anticosti.

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