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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 23 January 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 40 knots diminishing to west 30 late overnight. Wind west 30 Wednesday.

Periods of rain and fog patches ending early Wednesday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 23 January 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 January 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 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 Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

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Issued 11:31 PM AST 23 January 2018

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 995 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 987 mb located over the Gaspe
Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday trough from 982 mb low located on a
line north-south over western Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday trough from 978 mb low located on a
line north-south over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 11:37 PM AST 23 January 2018 A low pressure system west of New Brunswick will move across Southern
Labrador Wednesday evening. South to southeast gales affecting most
of the district ahead of the low are now expected to reach storm
force over some northern waters overnight until early Wednesday
morning when winds diminish to southwest gales.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
northern half of Cabot Strait, northern half of Gulf-Magdalen, and
southeast half of Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Fundy.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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