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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 12 December 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 this evening then diminishing to southerly 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 25 late Wednesday morning then increasing to southwest 40 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain changing to flurries or showers Wednesday afternoon. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating near noon Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 12 December 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 12 December 2017
Thursday Wind westerly 35 knots diminishing to westerly 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northerly 35.

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Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

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Issued 3:30 PM AST 12 December 2017

'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 3:30 PM AST 12 December 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing ridge located northeast of the
Maritimes.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 992 mb located over New
England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 967 mb located near the St. Lawrence
River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM AST 12 December 2017 A low pressure system currently over the New England area will
continue to deepen tonight and Wednesday as it tracks northeastward
to lie near the St. Lawrence River Wednesday evening. Gale force
southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low and will shift to gale
force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.

In addition, marine interests are advised that higher than normal
waters levels can be expected at high tide along the Atlantic Coast
of Nova Scotia tonight and again at high tide on Wednesday. Higher
than normal water levels are also expected at high tide over the
Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence on Wednesday.

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