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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 25 February 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots Wednesday morning then veering to east 15 Wednesday evening.

Showers ending after midnight. Fog patches.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 25 February 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 25 February 2020
Thursday Wind east 35 to 45 knots.
Friday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 to 30.
Saturday Wind westerly 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 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 Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan 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 25 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4530N
5955W to 4520N 5750W to 4640N 5800W to 4725N 5820W 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.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 25 February 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1012 mb located over southern East
Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday departing low 1011 mb located east of
Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the western Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located from the Gulf of
St. Lawrence to East Scotian Slope.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday approaching low 1001 mb located southeast
of the Great Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:35 AM AST 26 February 2020 A low pressure system over Laurentian Fan at forecast time will move
northeast out of the district this morning. Strong southwesterlies
are expected south of the low early this morning before diminishing
to light to moderate northerlies behind it.

A second low pressure system will intensify southeast of the Great
Lakes this evening and will approach the district on Thursday to lie
over Southern Maine by Thursday evening. Strengthening easterlies
ahead of this low will reach gale force across the district on
Thursday. Those easterly gales are also expected to briefly reach
storm force Thursday afternoon for Grand Manan and Lurcher.
Over southwestern waters, winds will shift to gale force
southwesterlies Thursday evening.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan and Lurcher. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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