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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 knots veering to northerly 20 this evening then backing to northwest 15 Friday morning.

A few showers or a few flurries ending this afternoon. Flurries beginning Friday morning.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 January 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 15 in the morning then increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northerly 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 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 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

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 4840N 6135W to 4945N 6050W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 4945N 6050W to 5030N 5810W to 4820N
5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north and east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1004 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 995 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1000 mb located east of
Cape Hatteras.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 985 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:34 AM AST 18 January 2018 A low pressure system currently east of Cape Hatteras will gradually
intensify today and track south of the marine district tonight and
Friday. Increasing northeasterly winds ahead of this system will
reach gale force over southwestern waters this evening and spread
eastward across southern waters throughout Friday.

There remains some uncertainty on how close this low pressure system
will track near the southernmost waters. Should this low pressure
system track further northward than is currently expected, stronger
gales or storm force northeasterlies may develop over Georges Bank
and West Scotian Slope later this evening and overnight. Environment
and climate change Canada will continue to monitor the situation and
issue updates as new information becomes available.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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