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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 November 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots backing to south 15 to 20 near noon then increasing to south 25 early this evening. Wind becoming northwest 25 near midnight then increasing to northwest 35 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Thursday morning and to light Thursday afternoon.

Rain at times heavy beginning this morning and ending overnight. Fog patches forming near noon and dissipating this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 November 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Thursday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind south 20 knots increasing to northwest 35.

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Gale warning in effect

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Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 November 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 3:00 AM AST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the eastern Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Anticosti Island to
Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM AST 22 November 2017 A developing trough of low pressure over Quebec will slide eastward
to lie from Anticosti to Georges Bank by this evening and east of the
district by Thursday evening. Gale to storm force southerlies ahead
of this trough will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies
behind it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau - northwestern half and Cabot Strait.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Fundy and
Grand Manan.

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