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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light becoming easterly 15 knots this evening then backing to north 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 21 February 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 2 to 3 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2024
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly 25 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water. 

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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 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 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4523N 6401W to Nova
Scotia near 4515N 6358W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4632N
5932W to 4757N 6116W to 4659N 6315W to 4814N 6346W to 4848N 6136W to
4949N 5837W to 4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4728N
5608W. Sea ice southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 965 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight approaching low located south of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:37 AM AST 21 February 2024 Strong to gale force easterly winds will develop over southern waters
Thursday between a ridge of high pressure over the Maritimes and a
low pressure system approaching from the south.

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

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait, gulf- Magdalen - northeastern half, and Anticosti.

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