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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 17 October 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 this evening and locally gusts to 50 over eastern sections. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind south 15 to 20 Friday.

Rain beginning this evening changing to showers and fog banks overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 17 October 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning and to 2 to 3 this afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 17 October 2019
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots veering to west 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15.

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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 EDT 2 June 2019 Forecasts have ended for the season.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5200N 5555W to 5130N 5400W to 5330N 5030W to 5500N 5100W to
5700N 5600W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5600W to 5900N 5000W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 17 October 2019

'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 NDT 17 October 2019 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday weakening ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 974 mb located over northern New England.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 988 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM NDT 17 October 2019 A low pressure system over Northern New England will move to lie over
the Quebec Lower North Shore Friday afternoon then drift slowly
northeastward. Strong to gale force east to southeasterly winds will
develop over southwestern waters this evening and spread to remaining
waters by Friday morning ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle and the Grand Banks.

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