Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 February 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to west 15 knots this morning and to northwest 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to north 15 overnight then veering to east 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Tuesday afternoon and to southeast 35 Tuesday evening.
Snow and rain Tuesday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.
High today plus 4. Low tonight minus 5. High Tuesday plus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 16 February 2020 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4535N 5945W to 4540N 5835W to 4730N 5955W to Newfoundland
near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Warnings (In effect)
LurcherIssued 03:00 AM AST 17 February 2020
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:36 AM AST 17 February 2020 Today At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located near West Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located southeast of the Marine
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday approaching trough located over New
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:47 AM AST 17 February 2020 A trough of low pressure near West Scotian Slope will move to lie
southeast of the marine district this evening. On Tuesday a ridge
will cross the district to lie over easternmost waters Tuesday
evening. Strong to possibly gale force northwesterlies will develop
ahead of the ridge over northern and eastern waters.
Meanwhile a second trough will approach from the west to lie over New
England Tuesday evening. Winds between the ridge and this trough will
increase to strong to gale force southeasterlies over westernmost
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, georges banks, LaHave Bank, and
West Scotian Slope. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern
shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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