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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 November 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 early this evening and to north 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then becoming south 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 24 November 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 November 2020
Thursday Wind southerly 20 knots.
Friday Wind southerly 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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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 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 25 May 2020

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 23 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5136N 5643W to 5200N 5329W to 5500N 5159W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Scotian Slope

Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 November 2020

'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 10:00 AM AST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 977 mb located over
southeastern Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 955 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday high located over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM AST 24 November 2020 An intensifying low pressure system over Southeastern Quebec will
track northeastward today and tonight to lie east of the Labrador Sea
Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will diminish
tonight as the low moves farther away. Cold air and strong winds
behind this system will give freezing spray over northernmost waters.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Magdalen and Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters. A freezing spray warning is in effect for
Anticosti.

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