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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 February 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 20 to 25 knots this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 Tuesday morning.

A few showers and fog banks beginning near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 19 February 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 19 February 2018
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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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 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4530N
5750W to 4700N 5750W to 4715N 5655W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4825N 5309W to 4745N 4900W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5400N
5015W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Newfoundland to
Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located over the
southeastern Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday trough located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday trough located from Grand Manan to
Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM AST 19 February 2018 A trough of low pressure descending from Labrador will move to lie
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by Tuesday morning. Over open water
freezing spray for eastern sections of Anticosti is expected to
develop Tuesday afternoon as moderate northeasterlies develop in the
wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that all gale warnings have ended.

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