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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 December 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light increasing to southerly 10 to 15 knots this evening then veering to southwesterly 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 20 to 25 early Tuesday afternoon and to southwest 30 Tuesday evening.

A few flurries or showers beginning this evening changing to showers near midnight.

Low tonight zero. High Tuesday plus 9.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 18 December 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 December 2017
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 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 Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4625N 6235W to 4640N 6345W
to 4705N 6350W to 4710N 6450W to 4750N 6420W to 4845N 6405W to
Prince Edward Island near 4850N 6415W. Sea ice south of the ice
edge.
 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 December 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5225N 5540W to 5000N 5100W to 5300N 4800W to 5500N 4900W to
6000N 5900W to 6100N 5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 18 December 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located near Laurentian
Fan.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM AST 18 December 2017 A trough of low pressure over New England tonight will swing though
the marine district on Tuesday. Strong to gale force westerlies are
expected in its wake beginning Tuesday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank and Georges Bank.

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