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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 20 early this morning then increasing to northwest 30 early this evening. Wind veering to north 30 near midnight then increasing to north 35 Friday morning. Wind veering to northeast 35 Friday evening.

Rain ending early this morning with a risk of thunderstorms. Showers Friday late in the day. Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 07 December 2022
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2022
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15.
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northerly 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2022

'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 7 December 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from Newfoundland to East
Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southwestern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday quasi-stationary trough located on a
line north-south over the central Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM AST 8 December 2022 A trough of low pressure over western waters this morning will slowly
track eastward to lie over the central marine district by this
evening then stall into Friday morning. During the day Friday the
trough will begin to rotate southwestward. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the trough today will become strong
northerlies in its wake. On Friday gale force northerlies will
develop over much of the central and southern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half
and Anticosti - eastern half.

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